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Teachers, We Are Not Alone: Community in the Time of Coronavirus

My name is Erika Lofton, and I am a kindergarten teacher at Hollis Innovation Academy in Atlanta, GA. I have been teaching there since....

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Resources to Support Teaching & Learning During COVID-19 School Closures

Updated: December 1, 2020* 

Fellow Educators:

It’s a concerning, ever-evolving time. In particular, navigating the 2020-21 school year....

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Announcing the HIVE 2020 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kristopher Childs

On March 31, we announced that HIVE 2020 is going virtual. Read more from our CEO, Jessica Sliwerski. Have you saved your seat yet

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(LISTEN) Social-Emotional Learning on Education Excellence Podcast


Open Up Resources CEO, Jessica Sliwerski, talks with Kristina Macbury, host of the Education Excellence Podcast, about the....

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New for 2020: Reading with Relevance Adds New Titles

Over the last few months, the Reading with Relevance authors have been working away at reading brand-new diverse books, selecting the....

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Rancho Santa Fe School Board Hears Benefits of New Math Programs

The Rancho Santa Fe School District is six months into the new math curriculum at R. Roger Rowe Elementary and Middle Schools. According....

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Open Up Resources EL Education K–5 Language Arts Teacher of the Month: Emily Lavender

Emily Lavender, a 5th-grade teacher at Lemons Mill Elementary School of Scott County Public Schools (KY), has been named the Open Up....

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Open Up Resources 6–8 Math Teacher of the Month: Bobbi Coine

Bobbi Coine, a 6th-grade teacher at Chief Umtuch Middle School in Battleground Public Schools (WA), has been named the Open Up Resources....

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The ABCs of OER: What It Is & Why Quality Really Matters

The term “Open Educational Resources” (OER) has been around for nearly two decades, since a 2002 Forum of the United Nations....

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Why Fluency?

At the start of each school year, we welcome a new group of students into our classrooms, but more importantly, we welcome them into our....

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