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Posted by Noelle Morris on May 01 2018 at 9:30 AM
      On February 2, 2018, the legendary weather report was that we were in for another six weeks of winter. Technically, that would mean that winter would be over on April 9. Yet, the week of April 12, another snow storm hit Boston and much of the Northeast. On April 6, traveling to Chicago, I not only needed my winter coat, but hat and gloves. Where is the spring sun, just a little bit of a glimmer of hope for warmer days? More winter week 7, week 8; you get the…
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Posted by Community Manager on May 09 2011 at 11:18 AM
Take Flight with the READ 180 Summer InstituteWould you like to start off the school year filled with excitement and enthusiasm for all of the students entering your classroom? Then I have the answer for you! The READ 180 Summer Institute is the place you need to travel to this summer. For four action packed days of learning and fellowship, you will leave with a feeling of excitement that you felt on your first day of teaching. Remember when you felt like you could change the world one child at…
Posted by Kaywin Cottle on February 21 2011 at 2:54 PM
www.portaportal.com This is a free site that allows you to build folders, upload files (I use the free Google docs for storage.), link webpages etc for students and others to access all of your class materials online. It is SUPER easy to use.  
Posted by Community Manager on February 16 2011 at 3:15 PM
Scholastic Congratulates the Twelve All-Star Students from READ 180 and System 44! Thank you to all the educators who participated in this year's awards and congratulations to all students who were nominated! Meet the 2011 Scholastic All-Star Winners!
Posted by Community Manager on September 11 2010 at 5:26 AM
The new System 44 Interactive Teaching System (ITS) is now available! This valuable online resource is available free with a Premium Maintenance and Support Plan or System 44 Hosting services. The System 44 ITS enhances instruction, planning, and differentiation through: Links to all System 44 resources – including the Teaching Guide, 44Book, Decodable Digest, Flip Chart, and more – from one online source Direct Instruction videos and virtual manipulatives for use in Whole- and Small-group…
Posted by Kaywin Cottle on August 19 2010 at 4:43 PM
Okay, here I am 3 days to go til the first bell for the 2010-2011 year.  There is still so much to do!  I have found some wonderful time saving resources in this community and am so thankful that I found this site this summer.  I just wish that I had accessed it sooner!   Tick tock.
Posted by John Walch on July 25 2010 at 1:31 AM
READ 180 Community Manager, Laura Sexton, explains the benefits of the community to a new member.  Want to be featured in a video? Stop by the community booth at the 2010 National Summer Institute to find out more! 
Posted by John Walch on April 26 2010 at 12:42 PM
Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District’s Danish Elementary School has achieved an “Exemplary” rating for two out of the five years it has been open to students.    
Posted by Community Manager on March 18 2010 at 1:16 AM
Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation asked 40,000 of our nation's public school teachers for their thoughts on American Education, with the goal of placing teachers’ voices at the center of the discourse around education reform. >Watch the Replay of the Live Webcast >Go to Primary Sources Web site
Posted by Community Manager on March 10 2010 at 7:02 PM
READ 180 Educators, post a comment below and share local stories! We'll periodically update this with your READ 180 news! "High school teacher on a mission to improve students' reading scores with READ 180." Watch video and read full story on KTEN.com. Ardmore, OKPosted on 4/14/2011 "Gaming Techniques Help Scholastic Inspire Kids to Read". READ 180 Next Generation uses the Foursquare and Nike Running-style gaming incentives to engage struggling readers.Posted on 4/1/2011 Scholastic…
Posted by Community Manager on September 26 2009 at 2:07 PM
Watch how structured, accountable instruction engages ALL students, not just the professial participants. Watch this Video and others in the Resource Library