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How Can Teachers Meet the Common Core Requirement for Complex Reading?

Larry Ferlazzo with Amy Benjamin, Wendi Pillars 

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Common Core requires teachers to push students to read increasingly complex text.  What meets the definition of  a complex text?  What strategies, tools and resources can teachers use to achieve this goal? Today we'll explore these questions. 

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What Are We Losing By Eliminating Arts From the Curriculum?

Larry Ferlazzo with Virginia McEnerney, David Booth

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There have been significant changes in the availability of arts programs, since the emphasis has shifted to a narrow focus on standardized test. What is the impact of the loss of arts education? What can teachers do about it?

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What Can We Do to Develop a Culture of Success in our Classrooms?

Larry Ferlazzo with Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Chris Lehman

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The culture of an organization is a powerful predictor of success. This applies to school cultures as well. In this segment we explore the markers of a successful school culture and look at what we can do to develop them.

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How Can History Teachers Make the Curriculum More Engaging?

Larry Ferlazzo with Peter Pappas, Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez

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Despite the love that many history teachers have for the subject, It can be difficult to engage students who may think that studying the founding fathers is irrelevant to them. In this segment we go looking for ways to make history more compelling and engaging.

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What Are the Best Ways for Teachers to Work With School Counselors?

Larry Ferlazzo with Leticia Gallardo, Mindy Willard

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What is the current role of a 21st century school counselor and how can teachers best work with counselors for the benefit of students.

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