Educators Wept with Joy at English Language Arts Achievement Gains

When the principal of Clayton Elementary School in this Denver suburb announced English language arts state test scores in late spring 2021, she...

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This month, we asked educators across the country to reflect on how they engage families and caregivers in Wit & Wisdom® curriculum. Ami Smith, a...

Pathways to Family Engagement

This month, we asked educators across the country to reflect on how they engage families and caregivers in the Wit & Wisdom® curriculum. Anna...

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Want to Know How School is Going for Your Children? Ask the Right Questions

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The Coach We All Need: How Great Coaches Support Teacher Preparation

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This month, we asked educators across the country to reflect on their preparation for Wit & Wisdom® instruction. Krystle Gleason,...

Structural Design Features for Effective Wit & Wisdom® Preparation

Most educators graduate from teacher preparation programs ready to plan their lessons but not to internalize curriculum. When a school or district...

Prioritized Instruction for the 2021–2022 Academic Year

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Complex Texts for Academic and Social-Emotional Learning

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Solidifying Academic Vocabulary Through Complex Texts and Hands-On Experiences

This month, we asked teachers across the country to reflect on how they engage their students in Wit & Wisdom’s® complex texts. Jami Witherell,...

Using Complex Texts to Address Unfinished Instruction

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