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PLC Series: Rethinking Classoom Roles

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Welcome to the Heinemann PD Professional Learning Community Series! This month we discuss cultivating literacy-rich classrooms.

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As a teacher, feeling as though you are less than an expert at something new can bring anxiety when working with students. However, if we can reframe our thinking to being a learner along with our students, the opportunities we have to enhance thinking and learning opportunities increase. This type of classroom environment becomes one where students feel empowered to problem solve and teach each other, qualities of learners that will sustain long beyond the classroom. 

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Your Heinemann Link Round-Up for the Week of January 31–February 6

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These links are interviews with educators, posts from our authors' and friends' blogs, and any interesting, newsworthy item from the past seven days. Check back each week for a new round of finds!

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Your Heinemann Link Round-Up for the Week of January 24–30

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Welcome back to the Link Round-Up. It's the last week of January, which is traditionally the week I can finally get some time at the gym's elliptical.

These links are interviews with educators, posts from our authors' and friends' blogs, and any interesting, newsworthy item from the past seven days. Check back each week for a new round of finds!

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Your Heinemann Link Round-Up for the Week of January 3–9

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Welcome back. You were missed. Let's finish the first full week of 2016 with some links!

These links are interviews with educators, posts from our authors' and friends' blogs, and any interesting, newsworthy item from the past seven days. Check back each week for a new round of finds!

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Your Heinemann Link Round-Up for the Week of November 29–December 5

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It's Friday and so here's another round of links for you to take into your weekend. May your Saturday be restful and your Sunday replete with chores and sports.

These links are interviews with educators, posts from our authors' and friends' blogs, and any interesting, newsworthy item from the past seven days. Check back each week for a new round of finds!

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Amplify: 3 Ways Of Digital Teaching To Try Tomorrow

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Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K–6 Classroom by Kristin Ziemke and Katie Muhtaris is out now. Amplify does exactly what the title implies. "When introducing technological tools, we often apply the same practices and strategies we use in our daily teaching, but amplify their power with technology,” write coauthors Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke. “We model what we want students to do with the technology, guide them to try it out with us, provide time for practice, then share as a class.”

In today's post, the authors list three ways to incorporate digital teaching into your everyday practice. Try them out!

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