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Can Fly-Fishing Foster a Growth Mindset?
HMH program advisor Dr. Dockterman explains how a fly-fishing trip offered insight into the daily frustrations experienced by struggling students.
Dr. David Dockterman
Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education
October 14, 2016
Three Strategies to Support English Learners
HMH program consultant Dr. Elena Izquierdo offers three strategies that can accelerate English learners’ development of academic English.  
Dr. Elena Izquierdo
Author, Escalate English, Associate Professor, Dual Language Education / Biliteracy / ELL Education, University of Texas, El Paso
October 06, 2016
The Spark News Roundup: Ideas Worth Sharing
In this edition of The Spark News Roundup, we take a closer look at how some schools are introducing new and innovative practices into their classrooms, from scheduling four recesses a day, to embracing a more interactive approach to preschool math instruction through the use of talking puppets.
October 04, 2016
What’s Relevant Now: Re-Defining Literacy
Dr. Bill Daggett, founder and chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE), highlights some ways that literacy has changed in the 21st century.
Dr. Bill Daggett
Founder, International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE)
September 26, 2016
A Model for Evidence-Based Innovation in Education
HMH program advisor David Dockterman Ed.D. explains how evidence-based innovation is the key to improving student learning outcomes.
Dr. David Dockterman
Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education
September 21, 2016
Four Ways to Help Students Become Better Writers
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Program Author Dr. Bill McBride shares four ways to help students analyze complex prompts and become better writers.
Dr. Bill McBride
September 13, 2016
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