Recent Blog Posts
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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Stress Busting: Strategies to Deal with Student Anxiety
Posted on Jan 11, 2018
  • Michelle George
Tags
  • General Education
  • Positive School Climate
  • Student Engagement
Stress Busting: Strategies to Deal with Student Anxiety

Like many aspects of mental health, the definitive cause of anxiety isn’t clear. Experts claim a multitude of factors as some of the suggested culprits. The reality is it is impossible to eliminate all of the possible stressors. Often it is more important to manage the emotional reaction to stress than to try to change the stressful situation.

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I AM MORE than a struggling reader
Posted on Dec 14, 2017
  • Voyager Sopris Learning
Tags
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
  • Struggling Readers
I AM MORE than a struggling reader

Adolescents who struggle with reading are often reluctant to bring attention upon themselves and engage in class. However, with the right intervention, these students—who share the same dreams and aspirations as their grade-level peers—can become more, do more, and achieve more.

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