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Student Mentor Texts

Ernest Hemingway once famously said, "There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." Young students learning to...
Using Student-Written Mentor Texts to Teach and Inspire (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Janiel Wagstaff Watch Why (and how) might you use students' own writing as mentor texts for meaningful, explicit writing instruction? This fast-paced...
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...
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...
Math Journals: Shifting the Focus from Answers to Understanding

Traditional math instruction has long emphasized the "right answer" rather than the thinking that led to the answer. With the increasing demands of the...
Webinar: Successful Intervention: A Teacher's Tool Kit (Gr. K-5)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Laureen Reynolds Watch Join SDE expert Laureen Reynolds to discover dynamic intervention strategies using exciting learning tools that are especially appealing to...
Six-Trait Writing: It’s All About Revision

Revision is a critical—yet often neglected—part of the writing process. It gives students an opportunity to reflect on what they have written, learn more...
Use Conversation as an Alternative to Phyiscal Writing

Conversations that include recounting a story, giving opinions, and relaying information can and should take the place of physical writing at times. It will...
Guided Reading and Writing: Strategies for Maximum Student Achievement

Presenter: Marsha Spears 6 Weeks | $139 Course Starts Monthly | Earn Graduate Credit or CEUs Learn More  Register Around 30% of students in sixth grade already have trouble with...
Common Core Standards for English Language Arts K-5

Presenter: Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. 6 Weeks | $139 Course Starts Monthly | Earn Graduate Credit or CEUs Learn More  Register Discover the Common Core State (CCSS) standards for English language...

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Webinar: Finally, Fine Motor! (Gr. PreK-K)

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