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What Does Problem Solving Look Like?

We can learn a lot by taking a close look at problem solving in action – particularly when the problem solver is very young and the challenge is just difficult enough to encourage them to build on what they know. … Continue reading

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Using Home Language as the Foundation for English Language Learning – A Win Win Situation

Home Language: The language to which children are exposed in their homes and communities; it is the language that they use as their primary means of communication, and identifies them with their community. http://www.igi-global.com/dictionary/home-language/49406 The benefits of English language instruction … Continue reading

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Building a Positive Work Environment at School

The work environment of a school has a huge impact on the emotional well being, productivity, and professional engagement of teachers. For those teachers and administrators who work in a positive work environment, take a minute to appreciate your workplace, … Continue reading

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When Students Think They Can’t Read

We share the following script, taken from a teacher’s real experience, as a discussion starter about high school students who see themselves as non-readers. As you and your professional colleagues read “I Can’t Read” (or maybe ask some colleagues to … Continue reading

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