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Empowering Children to Grapple

3rd grade teacher Esmeralda Rivera embraces the power behind productive struggle and grappling with grade-level content using EL Education....

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Bookworms K–5 Reading & Writing: Delivering on the Promise of Student Achievement

Bookworms K–5 Reading & Writing is authored by a university-based literacy researcher who has dedicated her life’s work to making....

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Sorenson Selected as National Teacher of the Month for November 2022

P. Grahame Sorensen, a math teacher at Highland High School of the Salt Lake City School District (UT), has been named the Open Up....

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Meeting Teachers Where They Are with Professional Learning

A day in the life of a Teacher Leader in Residence

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ElWanda McLaurin Selected as National Teacher of the Month for October 2022

ElWanda McLaurin, a middle school teacher at Cumberland County Schools (NC), has been named the Open Up Resources Teacher of the Month for....

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Things I Wish I Had Known: Implementing Bookworms K–5 Reading & Writing

Educators using Bookworms K–5 Reading & Writing share their implementation advice and new understandings.

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Things I Wish I Had Known: Implementing Open Up Resources 6-8 Math

Educators have been implementing Open Up Resources 6–8 Math for years, and here is their insight from their invaluable experience with the....

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Recap: Building Community at NCTM 2022

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting & Exposition (NCTM 2022) in Los Angeles provided an extraordinary....

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The Shifting Landscape of Teaching and Learning Geometry

The word geometry literally means “measuring the earth.” Anciently, rope stretchers surveyed the land using knotted ropes. When the rope....

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Learning in the Digital World: Self-Paced Professional Learning for Teachers by Teachers

OUR’s new interactive, community-driven, on-demand, professional learning courses support educators just in time as they navigate new....

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