How to Keep Students Motivated

I am a huge believer that a student’s intrinsic motivation comes from building and fostering a community-centered classroom. While this....

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Teaching and Learning in a Racial Pandemic

Pictured here is what remains of a language dive that fourth grade students (who are now fifth graders) and I completed on March 13, 2020....

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Supporting New Teachers During a Pandemic

4 Ways to Get Started 

By Ciera Searcy - Open Up Resources ELA Community Coach

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New Year, New Challenges – Better Together

Introducing OUR’s 2020-21 Community Coaches

At the end of last school year when it seemed the world was falling apart, it was announced....

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Apply to Be an Open Up Resources Community Coach

Help us lead our communities of educators around the country from your classroom!

I remember the feeling of questioning my next steps....

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What Do Teachers Really Want During Teacher Appreciation Week?

These are certainly unique times. More than ever, we're recognizing the seeming super powers of teachers across the country. As we....

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Putting the Pieces Together in a Puzzling Time

March 12, 2020 was what seemed like a normal Thursday afternoon in my life. I was anticipating the countywide Professional Learning day....

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Looking Past Imposter Syndrome

How OUR’s first Teacher Leader in Residence Leaps Over Fear

I’ve spent a large portion of my life living with “imposter syndrome”. Perhaps....

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WATCH: A Special Message from HIVE 2020 Keynote Speaker Dr. Kristopher Childs

Join us at the 2nd annual HIVE conference, a professional learning event designed to bring the educator community together with timely and....

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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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