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Using Art to Teach Critical Literacy Skills

November 1, 2021

Any high school English teacher will tell you that it’s not easy teaching students how to become effective readers and writers. So it’s understandable that we’re always hunting for new and engaging texts and …

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Gifted Education: Opening the Gates

Gifted Education: Opening the Gates

December 18, 2019


The programs vary widely. In some schools, students attend regular classes most of the time but are pulled out once or twice a week to participate in special activities like a …

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Five Classroom Essentials

I know, I know, it’s only the beginning of August, but it really is time to start thinking about the fall. As you get your planning underway, please know I have so. many. things. to ease your …

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Advice To Help Land A Teaching Job


Whether you’re looking for your first teaching job or have you eye on that perfect position, I’ve got some inside tips that will hopefully help you land that elusive interview.

Recently …

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United Way’s ALICE Report: The Pandemic Divide

From Kiran Handa Gaudioso, CEO, United Way of Northern New Jersey:

The Pandemic Divide: An ALICE Analysis of National COVID Surveys report takes a detailed look at the vastly different pandemic experiences of low-income and higher-income households throughout the nation.

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Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement
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