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5 Steps Toward Intentional Classroom Conversations

Coaching students to engage in worthwhile academic discussion begins with intentionality. You have to teach students how to listen to and talk to each...

Use the resources below to identify & apply for funding for PreK–12 programs & services. 1. Tap Social Media/Crowdfunding DonorsChoose  http://www.donorschoose.org How to Increase Your DonorsChoose Results https://help.donorschoose.org/hc/en-us/sections/200396048-Fundraising-tips https://www.pledgecents.com/steps-to-success DonorsChoose Special...
Are You a Higher-Order Thinking Teacher

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Melissa Dickson Watch Up the level of higher-order thinking (H.O.T.) in your First, Second, or Third Grade classroom—easily and immediately. See how...
Does Crowdfunding Work for Teachers

Not that many years ago, when teachers needed additional, unbudgeted supplies or books for their classrooms, they had little choice but to reach into...
Webinar: 3 Big Ideas to Help You Raise Funds for Professional Development

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by John Bluthardt Watch Every educator we know pays for classroom and student supplies or professional development out of pocket—on average adding up...
Reading by Grade 3

An alarming number of children—about 67% nationwide—are not able to read by grade three. Of those children, 80% are from low-income families and children...
Reading by Grade 3: More Important than Ever! (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Susan Sturock Watch With more and more states requiring it, the importance of reading by grade three is being felt more than...
Webinar: Writing With Your Little Ones (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Kathy Griffin Watch Looking for easy ways to get your little ones writing? Early education expert Kathy Griffin will share great tips...
Webinar: Bringing Math to Life through Literature (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Ricky Mikelman Watch Join SDE math expert Ricky Mikelman to see how to use picture books to weave in content literacy standards during...
6 Ways to Deliver the Best Literacy Instruction

Despite good intentions, educators sometimes take a passive stance toward developing literacy skills, often noting lack of resources and time. However, children need to...

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SDE presenter and Math expert Ricky Mikelman shares an introduction to what the fundamentals of number sense looks like.
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Early Childhood expert Donna Whyte addresses the need to make little...

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In the United States, students are typically taught a variety of ways ...
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Winter break is a time for students to relax, connect with family and ...