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Kristen Thorson is a Getting Smart Columnist. She is known for her experience as a teacher, interventionist, and curriculum and assessment developer. Connect with her on twitter: @kristenthorson

Voices from the Field: Insights into the Future of Learning

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In the third article of a three-part series on educational perspectives, Erin and Kristen compiled and analyzed responses pertaining to the future of learning.

Engaging Families in Distance Learning: Supporting from Afar

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A guide for educators and families seeking to make a smooth transition to distance learning in the wake of coronavirus-forced school closures.

Voices from the Field: Educational Leadership

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In the second blog of a three-part series on educational perspectives, Erin and Kristen survey educators about educational leadership.

Voices from the Field: Best Practices

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By: Erin Gohl and Kristen Thorson. We can support our teachers and the work they do by valuing their perspective and insights, providing them with the resources specific to their students’ needs, and giving them the autonomy to respond to the variations in learning and circumstance within their classrooms.

PreK.com: Using Technology to Elevate Early Childhood Education

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Parents want to find the best preschool for their kids and schools want to find a way to reach parents. PreK.com fits the bill for both.

Civics for 2020: This Is How to Engage Future Voters

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By: Kristen Thorson and Erin Gohl. From preK-12, these age-appropriate ideas for a more engaging civics education can help ensure the health of our political institutions.

2020 New Year’s Resolutions: Changes in Practice to Benefit the Whole Child

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We can create the best learning environment for students if we take the time to reflect, reconsider and reimagine our teaching practices.

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