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How to Keep Students Motivated

I am a huge believer that a student’s intrinsic motivation comes from building and fostering a community centered classroom. While this....

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Access Our First Free Reading with Relevance Title

Discover Ghost Boys (Grades 5-7) by Jewell Parker Rhodes with your students and have meaningful conversations on what's happening around....

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Dr. Kristopher J. Childs Joins Open Up Resources as Chief Equity & Social Justice Officer

C-Suite Appointment Marks the First of Its Kind for Leading Educational Non-Profit

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Teaching and Learning in a Racial Pandemic

Pictured here is what remains of a language dive that fourth grade students (who are now fifth graders) and I completed on March 13,....

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Open Up Resources EL Education K–8 Language Arts Teacher of the Month: Kristin Valle

Kristin Valle, a Reading Coach at Cleveland Elementary School of Hillsborough County Public Schools (FL), has been named the Open Up....

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Open Up Resources 6–8 Math Teacher of the Month: Allison Finch

Allison Finch, a 6th-grade teacher at Jamestown Middle School in Guilford County Public Schools (NC), has been named the Open Up....

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Supporting New Teachers During a Pandemic

4 Ways to Get Started 

By Ciera Searcy - Open Up Resources ELA Community Coach

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New Year, New Challenges – Better Together

Introducing OUR’s 2020-21 Community Coaches

At the end of last school year when it seemed the world was falling apart, it was announced....

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Resources to Support Equity & Anti-racism in Schools

In July and August, Open Up Resources hosted educators for a 3-week virtual series titled "Does Your School Have an Anti-racism Plan?"....

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ICYMI: HIVE 2020 in Tweets

Open Up Resources' 2020 HIVE conference hosted 26 hours of professional learning over 5 days for 759 attendees worldwide. HIVE 2020 was....

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