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Better Integrating “Keys to Literacy” Scaffolds and Strategies Across the Science Curriculum

Over the past several years our Burlington elementary educators have been inundated with changes. Besides the upending of our K-5 science and engineering curriculum classroom educators were introduced to “Keys to Literacy” a K-12 ranging program designed to boost student … Continue reading

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Using the Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Model during Investigations

This month’s science curriculum council spent some time checking out anĀ Investigation Pak featured in Science A-Z, a non-fiction reader resource associated with Reading A-Z. With the resource still mostly underused but our school year well underway, Wendy Pavlicek and I … Continue reading

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Everyone is an English Teacher

One moment of writing by juliejordanscott on flickr Establishing goals? Easy. The challenge is in the realization. No truth could be more apparent than in education where high-bars are continuously set for schools (I don’t have to name them) and … Continue reading

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Stories of Science for an Authentic Audience

Eighth graders can be a tough crowd to please with graduation on the horizon. Mix in state standardized tests along with a four-day class trip to Washington D.C. and you have more students checked out than books at your local … Continue reading

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