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Practicing Close Reading to Inspire Social Action

Joan Flora and Pattie Sloan:  two teachers challenging the status quo If you are familiar with Common Core reading standards, you probably already know–and maybe dread–standard #10: read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently. For now, … Continue reading

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The Working Poor

“Being poor is far less the result of ‘bad life decisions’ than it is the result of being born poor.”   Toure@toure on Twitter Language Arts and Social Studies teachers, look for a mini-Performance Task on what Americans believe about … Continue reading

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