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Use Reading Data to Encourage Students’ Independent Reading
As you assess students’ reading levels at the start of the school year, here are some strategies for supporting students in taking risks, expanding their reading choices, building skills—and becoming engaged independent readers.
Shaped Staff
August 30, 2017
Summer School through a Growth Mindset Lens
Dr. David Dockterman provides suggestions for leveraging learning mindsets to help students view summer school as a valuable opportunity for growth.
Dr. David Dockterman
Advisor, MATH 180 and READ 180
April 10, 2017
A Language Quest with Lifelong Impact, Part II
What’s the best way to advance your long-term English learners in their acquisition of academic language? Read our strategies for making active language learning a regular classroom practice.
Shaped Staff
April 07, 2017
Engaging the Disengaged
In an age of constant distraction, how do we help students focus? Dr. Bill McBride looks at how our brains take in information, how we learn, and what teachers can do to keep students' attention.
Dr. Bill McBride
Author-in-Residence
March 27, 2017
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