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PD Spotlight: Literacy

As our world grows and shifts, so does our definition of literacy. Sense-making through reading, writing, speaking, and listening is nuanced when we consider the numerous modes of information we encounter each day.  (continue reading)

Learn from Jennifer Serravallo this Spring!

Whether you have just discovered Jennifer Serravallo's books and resources or have been learning from her throughout your teaching career, you will benefit from one of her spring professional learning events.  (continue reading)

PD Spotlight: Teaching Mathematics

Even before the pandemic, the call for a new vision of math instruction was loud. A challenge in this profession is consistently having opportunities to think critically and collaboratively about pedagogy to avoid "teaching how we were taught"...  (continue reading)

PD Spotlight: Creating Change

We know that living in a perpetual cycle of triage is unsustainable. We know we need to find a way to support each other and revise our rhythm to match the world we live and teach in today.  (continue reading)

PD Spotlight: Teaching Readers

It's the Tuesday morning literacy block and students are settled into their texts. A glance around the room provides a sense of relief that things are going well...  (continue reading)

PD Spotlight: Teaching Writers

The reflective practice of teaching can bring both joy and frustration. We feel joy in the moment a writing conference propels a student to a new place in their notebook, or when we witness the impact of a mini-lesson or mentor text...  (continue reading)

Reclaim Your Literate Life with Stephanie Affinito

When is the last time you blocked off time on your calendar for YOU? In a changing world full of uncertainty and busyness, we might struggle to make our own reading and writing a priority.  (continue reading)

Final Virtual PD Options for 2021

If you're hoping to attend some virtual PD this year to lift your practice—and your spirits—we have many options for you! However, we know that decision fatigue is real and too many choices can be overwhelming.  (continue reading)

Summer PD with #DisruptTexts!

Committing to an inclusive, representative, and equitable language arts curriculum is important and challenging work. Where do you begin? You begin with the mission of the #DisruptTexts movement.  (continue reading)

Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and SEL

Attending professional development and learning the research behind these terms is important so that we don't build an inaccurate version of what they mean for your role in education and the impact they have on leaders and learning communities.   (continue reading)

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