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The Forgotten Curriculum, An RTI Approach – Education Article

Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum, An RTI Approach for Nurturing Essential Life Skills By Chris Weber(Solution Tree, 2018 – Learn more) Reviewed by Rita Platt Multi Tier Support Systems (MTSS) for academics have been a part of most elementary and middle schools in the form of Response to Intervention (RTI) for the last half dozen years or more. Similar support systems to help students learn to manage their own behavior have also gained some popularity, mostly in the form of Positive Behavior…

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Proven Strategies to Ace and Embrace Teaching – Education Article

Owning It: Proven Strategies to Ace and Embrace TeachingBy Alex Kajitani(Solution Tree, 2019 – Learn more) Reviewed by Linda Biondi Whether you are a novice teacher or a veteran teacher, Alex Kajitani’s book will be your guide to continuing your passion for teaching by helping you “own it.” You may think, “I already own all the lesson plans I have to write, the papers I need to grade, the report cards I need to complete. How much more can I…

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10 Essential Shifts of Everyday Teaching Practice – Education Article

Future-Focused Learning: 10 Essential Shifts of Everyday PracticeBy Lee Watanabe-Crockett(Solution Tree Press, 2019 – Learn more) Reviewed by Alex Valencic Much has been written on the topic of 21st century competencies, teaching, learning, and leadership and much will likely be written on this topic for many years to come. A quick perusal of my bookshelf at work reveals at least 15 such volumes; a search of colleagues’ shelves would undoubtedly reveal even more. So it was with some interest that…

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