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Developing Communication Skills Through Whole-Class Conversation

Now, more than ever, our students need effective communication skills to be successful, happy, and productive citizens of our classrooms and our world.  (continue reading)
Steph George May 29, 2018 1:05:09 PM

Patricia Vitale-Reilly on Instilling Strong Study Skills

Patricia Vitale-Reilly's book Supporting Struggling Learners: 50 Instructional Moves for the Classroom Teacher provides practical strategies for empowering students with the right tools to grow and learn. In this video, Patricia talks about providing strong study skills.  (continue reading)
Steph George Apr 17, 2018 2:43:31 PM

Cultivating Focus in the K-8 Classroom

It may seem strange to think about cultivating focus. Although natural abilities can vary, focus can be improved, cultivated, and taught.  (continue reading)
Frances Lown Jan 18, 2018 6:07:14 AM

A Special NCTE-Edition Heinemann Podcast Roundup

Whether you were able to attend the conference or not, we've compiled some favorite Heinemann podcasts with authors who presented at this year's NCTE17.  (continue reading)
Frances Lown Nov 15, 2017 3:03:13 PM

Helping Struggling Learners to Show Understanding

For a variety of reasons, expressing understanding is hard for many struggling learners.  (continue reading)
Frances Lown Nov 13, 2017 11:23:11 AM

With Struggling Learners, Embrace The Power of Yet

When we have a mindset that trusts that all students can grow, we can move struggling learners to a place of great joy and success.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Oct 30, 2017 4:17:15 AM

Supporting Struggling Learners with Patricia Vitale-Reilly

Supporting Struggling Learners with Patricia Vitale-Reilly  (continue reading)
Brett Whitmarsh Oct 20, 2017 5:26:31 PM

Who Are Struggling Learners?

Since every classroom will have struggling learners, it is helpful to define the kinds of struggling learners we might encounter and then plan moves to support them.  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Oct 5, 2017 1:32:08 PM

How Can You Adjust Your Classroom Environment to Maximize Engagement?

How Can You Adjust Your Classroom Environment to Maximize Engagement?  (continue reading)
Lauren Audet Jun 6, 2017 10:07:39 AM

Pop Culture as a Point of Engagement

Pop Culture as a Point of Engagement  (continue reading)
HeinemannPD Oct 19, 2016 12:59:37 AM

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