Daily Archives: July 7, 2021

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Young, Bilingual, and Black

Students at the summer performance celebration I know I can (I know I can)Be what I wanna be (be what I wanna be)If I work hard at it (if I work hard at it)I’ll be where I wanna be (I’ll be where I wanna be)–Nas, “I Can”  Where can you find dual language English/Haitian Creole…

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Shackles by Any Name…

Juneteenth is a combination of “June” and “nineteenth” in honor of the date Union Army’s Major General Gordon Granger arrival in Galveston, Texas to announce the end of the Civil War & the official end of slavery through the ratification of the Emancipation Proclamation which occurred on Jan 1, 1863 (de Haan, 2020). This announcement…

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Connecticut to Require Science of Reading

Connecticut has become the latest state to pass legislation requiring that reading instruction be based on the science of reading. According to the state’s recently enacted budget bill, every school district in the state is required to focus its reading curriculum on the science of reading by 2023, despite opposition from some educators and parents….

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Taking Teaching beyond the Classroom

Large room locations in VR applications offer more opportunities for pair and group work and allow teachers to take advantage of proximal audio for sound management. Source: Immerse Over the last year, we have all learned a lot about using technology to engage and interact with others. Educators have learned, survived, and thrived using a…