A differentiated, small-group, word study program provides students with the foundation for establishing important reading skills. Every group of students receives quality instruction matched to their reading stage, and instruction can be paced to accommodate the needs of beginning and s...

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Teachers are required to make a multitude of, what are often, instantaneous decisions in response to academic and behavioral needs and challenges throughout the day. A first step to preparing for implementing proactive classroom “management” practices is careful and thoughtful planni...

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School divisions are moving from a fragmented, reactive approach for supporting student social behavioral needs to a systemic, proactive and preventative approach. School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) is a “decision making framework that guides selection,...

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It is important for students to have daily opportunities to write. One way to provide regular writing practice for students is to ask them to write about what they are learning during math, science, and social studies lessons.  A great benefit of writing about a specific content...

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“Don’t take the problem solving out of problem solving” (p. 34).  Rather, teach through problem solving, and teach students to solve problems with effective processes and strategies. Find tasks that encourage students to practice a  particular problem solving strategy. ...

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