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We Make Time for What We Value

By Karla Hilliard Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a group of new teachers about active reading strategies and building a culture of literacy. In our afternoon breakout session, it didn’t take long for the conversation to turn toward the enduring, unanswerable question that haunts new and experienced Read more…

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500 Words At A Time

by Cheryl Stahle Can you imagine being only allowed to write 500 words every SIX MONTHS?  In the recently released book, The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela, readers explore an intimate portrait of this complicated activist, husband, and father who for 27 years, found ways to communicate to the outside Read more…

By Cheryl Stahle, ago
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We Are All Barnacle Goose Chicks

By Jessica Salfia It’s August which means across America teachers and school employees everywhere are preparing their classrooms, writing lesson plans, attending professional developments and county in-services, and laminating…well, everything. I recently saw on teacher twitter someone call August the “Sunday of Summer.” And this is true. I spend most Read more…

By Jessica Salfia, ago