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Amber Chandler
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There is just so much news. Have you noticed that? It is around the clock, on repeat and remix, and some of it is fake, and some of it is so horribly...
Carolyn Shilinski is a middle level educator with two decades of experience working in public schools from New York to Hawaii. She is certified in...

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Listenwise
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This article was originally published on January 21, 2018 on the Listenwise blog . The 2018 Winter Olympics are coming up! Are you as excited as we...
It’s opening night of the middle school play. Performers must report by 6:15 p.m., and as we pull out of the driveway, my daughter says, “OMG. Hurry...
Kindred Spirits
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Happy New Year! Having a kindred spirit to bounce ideas off of is such a joy. Tricia and I were able to spend some quality time during the winter...
Patrick Cook-Deegan
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By Patrick Cook-Deegan Over the past decade, I have had the chance to ask thousands of teenagers what they think about school. I’ve found that the...
As an English teacher, I love a good story. As a believer in a higher power, I hope to one day see how the individual strands of our lives are woven...
This article was originally published on November 27, 2017 on the Anti-Defamation League website and can be found here . By Jinnie Spiegler, Director...
Anti-Defamation League
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This article was originally published on the Anti-Defamation League website and can be found here . By Jinnie Spiegler, Director of Curriculum at...
The Giver is one of my favorite books to teach because—to put it bluntly—it has a lower Lexile reading measure (760) than many books although it...