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50 Strategies for Differentiation, Adaptation, and Support for Early Learners

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50 Strategies for Differentiation, Adaptation, and Support for Early Learners

Whether there are 40 students or 5 in a classroom, there are always differences in how kids learn and what they need in order to be successful.  The longer you work with children, the more tools you’ll have in your toolbox and you might think you’ve got it all figured out, until the day that you don’t.  Students’ needs vary widely and what works for one year’s class might not work for another; what has worked for the 150 students you’ve taught over the last 7 years might not work for the new student who arrived last week.  To help you build your toolbox, here are 50 strategies for differentiation, adaptation, and support for early learners. Read More

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Open Letter to Schools from a Concerned Parent (and Teacher) About Diversity in Our Schools

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Open Letter to Schools from a Concerned Parent (and Teacher) About Diversity in Our Schools

Dear School Staff,

I am a parent.  I am also a teacher.  I have a six year old boy in kindergarten this year.  I have also worked, in some capacity, in classrooms for more than half of my life.  And I am concerned. Read More