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OPINION: Everything I learned about how to teach reading turned out to be wrong

The Hechinger Report

When I first started teaching middle school, I did everything my university prep program told me to do in what’s known as the “workshop model.” I let kids choose their books. I determined their independent reading levels and organized my classroom library according to reading difficulty. I then modeled various reading skills, like noticing the details of the imagery in a text, and asked my students to practice doing likewise during independent reading time.

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My Lord of the Flies Unit: Believing and Doubting

MiddleWeb

Lord of the Flies by William Golding remains a riveting, relevant book for middle school because of its themes of survival, power, and leadership. Laurie Hornik’s PBL unit also teaches students to appreciate and practice multiple perspectives and be open to changing their minds. The post My Lord of the Flies Unit: Believing and Doubting first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Redefining and Enacting Belonging in School

American Consortium for Equity in Education

In previous articles, we described belonging as individuals’ belief and trust that they are valued as people within a community. Since then, we have spoken with teachers, school leaders, non-profit executives, and parents in K-12 and higher education on our Keep Reading Redefining and Enacting Belonging in School The post Redefining and Enacting Belonging in School appeared first on American Consortium for Equity in Education.

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Konzentration fördern bei Kindern

Twinkl International Publishing

Konzentration fördern bei Kindern ist möglich und meistens sogar relativ einfach. Lesen Sie hier 15 Tipps, wie es funktionieren kann.

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Enhancing School Device Management for Improved Learning

Schools face increasing challenges as technology becomes integral to education. Efficient device management is essential for maximizing technology use and safeguarding investments. Our article discusses the importance of tracking devices, outlines current challenges, and suggests modern solutions that go beyond traditional methods like Excel. Learn how advanced tracking systems can streamline operations, improve maintenance, and offer real-time updates for better resource allocation.

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Small Steps, Big Shifts: How Consistency and Continuity Unlock Lasting Change

A Principal's Reflections

We all have that nagging voice, whispering about what we "should" be doing. Maybe it's a call to eat healthier, exercise more, or finally tackle that neglected hobby. But how often does that voice translate into sustained action? The truth is that achieving lasting change is rarely about grand gestures or dramatic overhauls. It's about the power of consistency and continuity – small, steady shifts that build momentum and pave the way for a transformed you.

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New Education Secretary, Bridget Phillipson addresses education stakeholders about the government’s steps for change

Twinkl International Publishing

‘I want all children to have the best life chances, which means recruiting and keeping great teachers in our classrooms.

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The new Labour government – What can parents expect?

Twinkl International Publishing

Following the general election and announcement of the new cabinet, how will planned changes impact families?

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NCEAP report declares sustainability and climate education ‘vital for green jobs’

Twinkl International Publishing

NCEAP Group’s whitepaper calls for better integration of sustainability across the national curriculum

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UNISON teaching assistants reject 2024 pay offer

Twinkl International Publishing

Union members vote to reject one-off lump sum of £1290.

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