Latest Distance Learning Posts

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How a Caring Classroom Community Led to Unmatched Engagement

Grade 4 teacher Marcie Burlett, from Henderson County, NC, went above and beyond to create a positive classroom culture that resulted in well-rounded success throughout the pandemic. All of her students met their i-Ready goals, and, most importantly, they felt like they were part of a mutually supportive classroom community.

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A Day in the Life of a Chicago Kindergarten Teacher

In this series, we follow teachers through a typical day and ask them the deep questions, including “Why do you teach?” In this first post, Chicago kindergarten teacher Darnell Jackson explains why consistency and accountability are the center of his teaching philosophy.

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