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Jigsaw

With this cooperative learning strategy, each student has a chance to become the expert in a topic and share their knowledge. Watch jigsaw in action.

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Kindergarten Readiness

All About Pre-K: How to help our youngest children get ready to read! Video, tip sheets, milestones and more.

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Great Teaching

First Year Teacher: Best practices in K–3 reading and writing instruction (including 10 self-paced course modules).

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Start with a Book

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Start with a Book: Awesome books, activities, apps and more to keep kids reading, talking and exploring.

"When I say to a parent, "read to a child", I don't want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate. " — Mem Fox