Category Archives: #MakeLitREAL

From Topic to Thesis, Teaching Students to Write Argument

One of the most difficult things to teach young writers is how to develop a thesis that demonstrates an argument-worthy topic. And now with the Common Core State Standards emphasizing argument, teachers everywhere work tirelessly to help students be savvy … Continue reading

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Contemporary Literacy Curriculum, #MakeLitREAL

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “Do you believe curriculum needs to be more relevant … Continue reading

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7 Virtues of a Blended Learning Teacher

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “To what extent is this a new model of … Continue reading

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10 Ways Parents Can Support Their Young Readers

This blog post is part of the CM Rubin World Global Search for Education which poses a question each month to leading educators for reflection and sharing. This month’s question is “When it comes to fostering a lifelong love of … Continue reading

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Contemporary Literacy Practices, Go Where Your Students Are…

Education is slow to change. Before something is implemented it must be checked, researched, and statistically proven to impact student achievement before implementation occurs. While I  recognize the value of this system, it is the one that leaves professionals stagnant … Continue reading

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