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Equipping Teachers to Address Today's Reading Challenges with Professional Development: The LETRS Difference
Posted on Mar 1, 2018
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
Tags
  • LETRS
  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
Equipping Teachers to Address Today's Reading Challenges with Professional Development: The LETRS Difference

LETRS has been reborn with new content, organization, and online elements. Dr. Louisa Moats shares where LETRS came from, what makes it a unique professional development experience, and why it endures as a widely used and respected approach to teaching teachers.

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This Much I Know
Posted on Feb 22, 2018
  • Michelle George
Tags
  • college and career readiness
  • General Education
This Much I Know

After the high expectations tied to graduation subsided, many former students are finding it increasingly difficult to gain employment in their chosen field. As a teacher, I constantly extol the value of education. I tell my students college often is the key to equality in our prosperous nation. These days, however, I am feeling less confident. The “rules” have changed for our Millennials.

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Top Tips to Differentiate for Readers
Posted on Feb 8, 2018
  • Dr. Monica Burns
Tags
  • Differentiation
  • General Education
  • reading
Top Tips to Differentiate for Readers

What does differentiation look like in your classroom? How do you support a classroom of readers diving into texts independently, collaboratively, and as a whole group? Last year I hosted a webinar on behalf of the team at Voyager Sopris Learning. In revisiting my webinar topic, I thought I would elaborate on the tips I featured and illustrate some of the ways you can put them into action in your classroom.

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Implementation Models: Making Things Work for Your Students
Posted on Feb 1, 2018
  • Michael Milone
Tags
  • General Education
  • implementation
Implementation Models: Making Things Work for Your Students

In the teacher’s manual for every instructional program, there is a suggestion about the ideal way to use the materials. For many teachers, however, the ideal way is an impossible dream. So, what do you do? Improvise and create implementation models that match your circumstances.

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Give Students MORE this Summer
Posted on Jan 25, 2018
  • EdView360
Tags
  • General Education
  • Literacy
  • Math
  • summer
Give Students MORE this Summer

While many parts of the country are experiencing record amounts of snow and cold temperatures, we already are thinking about summer—sunshine, the end of school, and the inevitable summer slide in learning. But is the summer slide inevitable?

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Starting to Dance: A Professional Development Turning Point
Posted on Jan 18, 2018
  • Erin Pzinski
Tags
  • General Education
  • LETRS
  • Professional Development
Starting to Dance: A Professional Development Turning Point

LETRS professional development determined my course as an educator, allowing me to be part of a successful professional learning community that is constantly improving the instruction for students in this rural Wyoming town.

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