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Reading Nonfiction Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst

I first read this book last October after I purchased it at the MAMLE Conference. I had been thinking about how students attack demanding┬áreading tasks, especially after a teacher told me about the difficulty some kids in her homeroom were … Continue reading

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Ditch That Textbook by Matt Miller

I’ve never liked textbooks. Early in my career, I taught 6th grade for several years in a school where the only textbook I had was for math. I gathered my own materials for science, social studies, and ELA. In those … Continue reading

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