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from the Sept. 2014 issue of Educational Leadership: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/sept14/vol72/num01/EL-Takeaways.aspx

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I kindof like diagramming sentences myself. A Picture Of Language: The Fading Art Of Diagramming Sentences : NPR Ed : NPR

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“In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move.” The REAL reason by children fidget

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A survey of children’s literature by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center has found that of 3,200 books surveyed (out of an estimated 5,000 books A worthy conversation continues … Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

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The treasure of a school library

In addition to providing rich reading and research resources, your libraries serve as a place of discovery, a sanctuary from lunchroom bullies, a warehouse of data facts for math teachers, a refuge from the misinformation tsunami, and other immeasurable respites … Continue reading

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Often when I mention poetry during a workshop, at least one teacher laments, “I would love to do more poetry with students, but there’s so much else to teach in my curriculum!” What I try to encourage (and I’m often … Continue reading

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“As I discovered who I was, a black teenager in a white-dominated world, I saw that these characters, these lives, were not mine. I didn’t want to become the “black” representative, or some shining example of diversity. What I wanted, … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Support Children’s Science Learning | NAEYC For Families

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firstbook: Books to kids, in Haiti!  (Read More)

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sagansense: Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why You Will Never Find Scientists Leading Armies Into Battle In this weekend’s issue of Parade, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson opens up about his passion for the laws of nature and how he wants to “transform … Continue reading

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