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Standards Spotlight: Mastering Reading Standard 5

By: D. Ray Reutzel. From word choices and literary elements, foreshadowing and similes, to global text organization structures, Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Anchor Standard 5 is all about analyzing texts for structural components.

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Innovative Strategies for Writing Success

As more students are heading towards a workforce that demands a post-secondary degree, a growing number of our young people need to know how to write effectively and experience success in writing. College graduates will be required to be writers and analytical thinkers, which is why the new CCSS have a focus on the increased importance of writing.


EdTech 10: Announcements From The Road

Though hearts are still breaking over the USA’s loss to Belgium in the World Cup game yesterday, we’re here to boost you back up with the latest in EdTech news. This week we’re focusing on exciting announcements from our time spent this week at ISTE and National Charter Schools Conference. Happy 4th Ya’ll!