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There is nothing that I like more they to help struggling students unlock a way to help them to learn how to read.  Too often we let children struggle until they are frustrated.  Too often we teach the same way.  I like to look at each reader as a busy bee and try and figure out what honey will attract them to reading.  Often it is finding out the modality of their strength - do they learn using visuals, auditory or through cross modalities listening then writing or reading it and then saying it out loud.  When every student is buzzing through reading, I am one happy Queen Bee.

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In the 21st Century our approach to education can and should be very different from previous centuries. The basic skills we teach are pretty much the same, but the tools we have to use require a different approach, as well as additional and very different literacies from centuries past. Information once difficult to find, maintain, and disseminate is now found by a voice command to a mobile device. The model of the teacher as the content expert standing in the front of the room, lecturing to…See More
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