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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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Can Empathy Be Taught? How SEL Can Foster Growth in Students & Teachers Alike

Books can serve as a powerful tool for supporting students’ development of both literacy and social/emotional skills.  Building....

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Change Making is Happening In Your Classroom

I try to go to the gym each school day.  There are moments when I wake up in the freezing Chicago cold and make it to the 5:00 AM....

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(LISTEN) Open Up Resources CEO Talks the Business of K-12 on Price of Business Radio

K-12 education in the US is a $700 billion industry with 6.5 million employees in the K-12 system, not counting K-12 products /....

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Falling in Love with Math: Fun Classroom Resources & Ideas for Valentine's Day

Chocolate, teddy bears, love letters and flowers. These things are synonymous with Valentine's Day and will likely fill your classrooms....

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