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    RTI/ MTSS Pyramid: Flipping the Triangle

    School districts across the country describe the RTI/MTSS pyramid as “flipped.” So HMH researchers created a replacement for the traditional triangle that better represents the skill diversity in today’s classrooms.

  • Kayla Dyer on Teachers in America podcast

    Podcast: What Works in Writing Instruction with Kayla Dyer

    Burrillville School District literacy fellow and HMH Teacher Ambassador Kayla Dyer discusses writing teaching strategies to successfully guide students through the writing process.

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    25 Fun Halloween Writing Prompts & Ideas

    Have some spooky fun with your students while exercising their critical thinking skills using these Halloween writing prompts and journal ideas.

    Carey Blankenship
    Shaped Staff

    September 28, 2023

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    Let's Practice Repeated Reading Strategy!

    As a former soccer coach and current learner of the ukulele, I know there are certain repeated actions that lead to improvement. And as a former teacher, I know repeated…

    Francie Alexander
    Chief Research Officer, HMH

    September 27, 2023

  • WF1743284 Shaped 2023 Blog Post Why Technology is Important in Education Hero

    Why Is Technology Important in Education?

    Think you know the answer to the question: “Why is technology important in education? The advantages go beyond student engagement and saving teachers time. Here, we break down tech’s benefits.

    Brenda Iasevoli
    Shaped Executive Editor

    June 24, 2023

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