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Vlog Episode 002: Student Engagement | Tackling the Top 5 Education Challenges
Student Engagement in Early Literacy

Video length: 15:36 Includes history of student engagement Stephanie Dowlearn and Gretchen Doll Educational Consultants / Early Ed Teachers Click to watch the 15-minute video discussion. Join Stephanie and Gretchen, two former early ed teachers, as they discuss five common challenges facing early education and take a deeper dive into student engagement. In this second …

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Pre-K to receive $5,000 per Classrooms in Covid-Relief Grants

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal this past May, 93% of the Covid-Relief funds allocated for education remain unspent. As the use-it-or-lose-it clock ticks, states are revitalizing conversations to determine the...

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Cooking up Reading Success with SOR from a Passionate Educator and Avid Cook!

“I like to think of myself as a literacy chef, gathering the right ingredients to work into my reading instruction… You know the SOR recipe, but what if you’re missing a particular ingredient?” ~...

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Adam’s 7 Favorite Podcasts for Early Educators

“Whether you’re hitting the road for a summer vacation or sitting with a cup of coffee at home, I’m sure you’ll find something you love in each of these podcasts!” ~ Adam Peterson Adam...

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The Brain Science of Novelty: Practical Strategies You Can Easily Implement In Your Classroom

“… I encourage you to explore the various ways you can activate your students’ reward centers in their brains and flood them with dopamine.” ~ Chris Dunkel   Chris Dunkel Chris is an educator...

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Response to the NYTimes article about America’s Reading Crisis

The NYTimes recently posted an article titled, It’s ‘Alarming’: Children Are Severely Behind in Reading. In this blog post, Cynthia Kaye, CEO of Alive Studios, responds to each of the four challenges cited in...

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