6 Reading Activities to Get Kids Moving
6 Reading Activities to Get Kids Moving

In this installment of Lexia’s series on activities for families during school closures, we invite you to take a deep breath, stretch, and get moving with us! With schools closed, students have been spending countless hours at home. Parents, this means you’ve had the added pressure of playing a primary...

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Social and Emotional Learning: 7 Ways to Partner With Families
Social and Emotional Learning: 7 Ways to Partner With Families

Although schools traditionally focus on academic skills, educators also play a significant role in students’ social and emotional development. After all, students are learning crucial interpersonal skills (e.g., self-management, relationship-building, and responsible decision-making) as they work on class projects and navigate peer relationships, and research bears out the importance of...

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Emergent bilingual students: Shifting to an asset model of instruction

Many researchers have determined that labeling immigrant students as English language learners establishes conditions for failure as they experience the inequity of our school system. For years, ELL students have been regarded as students who come with a deficit, or gaps, in their knowledge. The assumption is that these students...

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