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Want to Boost Reading Scores? Build Silent Reading Stamina.

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When the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders at Golden Grove Elementary School in Palm Beach County, FL pad around the classroom in their (possibly) smelly socks, everyone cheers. It’s not because these students and teachers have a peculiar penchant for fetid footsies. Rather, Stinky Feet Day is the students’ hard-earned reward for reaching new benchmarks in silent reading. Linda Edgecomb is the principal of Golden Grove Elementary and a huge fan of Stinky Feet Day.

Four Classroom-Ready Tips to Boost Reading Engagement and Drive Learning

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Rather, it follows from nurturing a love of reading and closing the reading engagement gap—the discrepancy between how students engage with modern digital content and how they engage with traditional texts in school. Studies show that for students to remain engaged, they need texts that reflect their personal experiences. Students need to have a reason to read beyond just understanding the main idea. Provide students with autonomy and choice.

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Student seeks to create the ‘Netflix of online learning’

The Hechinger Report

She was also curious how students were faring in other schools. “I Other student entrepreneurs have applied their hard-earned wisdom to improving virtual school, too. Virtual tools give students alternative ways to grasp material, and to complete and submit their work.

Detroit Public Schools Community District Adopts Curriculum Associates’ Magnetic Reading™ to Help Accelerate Learning and Build Students’ Critical Reading Skills

eSchool News

September 1, 2021— Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) in Detroit, MI recently adopted Curriculum Associates’ Magnetic Reading program for students in Grades 3–5. NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.,

29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021

eSchool News

Here’s what they had to say: As many school districts remain virtual or use a hybrid model, teachers are doing everything they can to help students succeed in a distance learning environment, but at some point they will hit a wall and need help.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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product/ ) 3DBear allows students to design and create mixed-reality scenes, then bring their models to life using a 3D printer to create three-dimensional scenes. Teachers can create transformational learning experiences for students by joining 3DBear’s AR Innovator Program. This program adds full home access for students, custom curriculum alignment, performance reporting, professional development, and more. Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM ( 3dbear.io/product/

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