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Thinking Out Loud: What if Universities Harnessed the Power of K-12 Teachers?

Student bodies at universities are more diverse than ever. Students who fill lecture halls increasingly come from disadvantaged backgrounds, and have a variety of learning needs. Even so, many universities decline to question the idea that a Ph.D. from an … Continue reading

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Working Toward Literacy in Rural New York

Most educators know that reading is good for students and their schools. After all, independent reading helps students build background knowledge and vocabulary; strong reading habits are also associated with higher scores on standardized tests. How then, do educators turn … Continue reading

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Lesson Addition: Exploring Class Stereotypes through Satire

The Unit: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” an English 12 Building Evidence-Based Argument unit that asks students to form an evidence-based perspective on the problem of poverty. The Issue: Students unfamiliar with the concept … Continue reading

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