Educator Voices

As children file back into America’s classrooms, they bring with them “backpacks full of emotion,” says Katie Hurley, a child psychotherapist and author of “The Happy Kid Handbook.”  And they are counting on adults to “work together to help them sort it out.” During children’s early...
When Washington, D.C.-based educator Liz Kleinrock shared the anti-bias/anti-racist(ABAR) work, lessons and books she used in class, she got positive feedback and curious questions from other teachers: “Can you tell me more about how you did this?” “What did this lesson look like?” She sensed that...
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Strategies for using context clues in reading including word parts, definition--> explanation, examples, antonyms, and analogies. The post 7 Strategies For Using Context Clues In Reading appeared first on TeachThought.
Most kids around the country are back in classrooms by now, but this school year isn’t quite the return-to-normalcy that everyone had hoped for. Covid-19 cases are surging again, and many school districts have already closed due to outbreaks. Others are offering remote learning options. This...

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