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Posted by Holly Burwell on September 26 2018 at 3:40 PM
Too often I find that teachers are stuck while getting started in Do The Math. How can I trust the data I have in order to help me make placement decisions? Whether you have Math Inventory or not, there are a couple things to keep in mind when you get ready to place students.  1.      What data do I have available? If you are a district that uses Math Inventory, this may be your starting point for determining placement into Do The Math. Because it's a…
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Posted by Community Manager on June 20 2011 at 10:40 AM
Scholastic is pleased to offer program trainings at our centralized St. Charles, IL location.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn to effectively implement programs such as READ 180, System 44, and Expert 21, and to network with other educators using the programs in their classrooms.  Please read training descriptions carefully to ensure appropriate selections. Location: Scholastic Office, 2315 Dean Street Suite 600, St. Charles, IL   60175Cost: $299 per person, per…
Posted by Sally Doulton on May 26 2011 at 1:16 AM
My class visited the United Nations to discuss the global problem of child labor.  We met with child labor specialists from UNICEF.  This was a follow-up activity to Workshop 4: Stolen Childhoods.  The material in the rBook is quite relevant to our students' lives. After exploring child labor, my students complain less about "receiving" an education and they are grateful for the food, clothing and shelter that they have.  There are many videos on "Youtube" and organizations,…
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