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Jump-Starting Student Brains After Break (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Pat Pavelka Watch We are all too familiar with the effects of school break on our young students’ minds. But, what can...
Writing: Has It Become the Forgotten Skill in Today’s Classrooms?

Experts agree that writing is a necessary skill, whether a child needs to compose an essay in school or a report at work. In...
Reaching for and Achieving the Common Core Reading Standards: Why Mini-Lessons?

New reading standards, including Common Core, are designed to empower students to read—and read deeply—the very foundation of success in college, careers, and life. They...
SDE Webinar: Supercharging Vocabulary Development (Gr. 3-5)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Pat Pavelka Watch A strong vocabulary is the key to better comprehension! Join Pat for this complimentary webinar as she presents instructional...
SDE Webinar: Reading Mini Lessons for the Common Core Standards (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Pat Pavelka Watch Join Pat for this complimentary webinar where she will explain the importance of understanding the meaning of each of...
SDE Webinar: Let's Get Them Writing! (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Pat Pavelka Watch Get your kids writing—and loving it! Join Pat for this complimentary webinar as she shares specific ideas, strategies, and...

Books and Resources

Teaching the Common Core: Reading Standards for Literature, Second Grade

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. (Grade 2) You know that Common Core State Standards require a focus on developing skills for close, analytical reading and...
Differentiating Instruction in Whole-Group Setting 1-4

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. Taking the Easy First Steps into Differentiation (1-4) Heres a wealth of activities and strategies that you can use across the...
Teaching the Common Core: Reading Standards for Literature, First Grade

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. (Grade 1) You know that Common Core State Standards require a focus on developing skills for close, analytical reading and synthesis...
Teaching the Common Core: Reading Standards for Literature, Kindergarten

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. (K) You know that Common Core State Standards require a focus on developing skills for close, analytical reading and synthesis...