Example of an active and prepared Montessori classroom.

Organized Chaos or The Prepared Learning Environment (Continued)

Yolanda Wheelington Books, Education, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Professional Development, Social Issues

During our first glance at the prepared learning environment, we looked at how freedom, structure and order, and beauty are key elements that answer the developmental needs of elementary children to create structure. Today, we will look at the last

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It Takes Practice

Eve Rifkin Education, Professional Development

You’d be hard pressed to look through any educational journal or website without coming across the phrase “best practice”. These classroom or school-based approaches are proven to be effective in a range of settings and supported by research studies. Educators that

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Addressing Dyslexia in Arizona, Part 1

Amethyst Hinton Sainz Assessment, Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Literacy, Parent Involvment, Professional Development

Frida Kahlo is known for her vibrancy in art and life, and her courage. Although I have always loved the surreal, direct qualities of her portraits, I had forgotten that she experienced injury and illness that led to multiple physical

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