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Active Learning in Math Class: How Discussion, Collaboration, and Productive Struggle Add Up

The conversations we have with educators regularly knock our socks off, and this interview with David Parascand was no exception. David....

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Look Who's Talking

By Christina Riley, EL Education

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Let’s Change the Conversation About Curriculum

Last week, I joined leaders from one hundred of the most pioneering districts in the country at the Digital Promise League of Innovative....

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Top Ten Open Up Resources Grade 8 Math Lessons

We’ve had so much fun sharing our Top Ten 6th Grade and 7th Grade math lessons with you, and writing this blog post was no different.....

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We need to step up our phonics game. Curriculum can help.

I recently read Why aren’t kids being taught to read?, which has been all over social media in recent weeks, and it really hit home for....

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Top Ten Open Up Resources Grade 7 Math Lessons

The Top Ten 6th Grade Math Lessons were a big hit, and we loved hearing your feedback and responses. We’re already seeing some of those....

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Top Ten Open Up Resources Grade 6 Math Lessons

Last spring we asked all of the amazing users of Open Up Resources 6–8 Math to give us feedback on the curriculum. As a part of that, we....

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University of Delaware UDaily: 'Sharon Walpole Honored with International Teaching Award'

Sharon Walpole, author of the Bookworms K–5 Reading and Writing curriculum, has been awarded the International Literacy Association....

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Spectrum News: 'Wake County Schools Expand English Language Arts and Math Curriculum'

As Wake County expands its use of EL Education, teachers say they are already seeing the benefits.

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New Beginnings Part Two

Last post, I shared some of my favorite ways to get the school year started, as well as activities to help develop your classroom norms....

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