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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

Fellow Educators:

It’s a concerning, ever-evolving time. In particular, closing schools around the country is necessary but unsettling.....

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(LISTEN) Social-Emotional Learning on Education Excellence Podcast

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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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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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