Four Critical Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Practices: Supporting Ourselves and Others in Unusual Times

January 8, 2021
We are living in remarkable times. In July of 2020, in the middle of the Covid pandemic, CASEL released what
Andra Brill

What can you do when you can’t peek over their shoulders?

October 28, 2020
One of the biggest challenges with remote teaching is our inability to walk around the classroom and hear student thinking! 
Michelle Morris Jones

Virtual Discourse

October 22, 2020
Yes, things are different. Everything is harder, and there are more loops than ever to go through to do the
Sathya Wandzek

What do my students really understand? Building a Bridge from Virtual to In-Person Learning

October 19, 2020
In an in-person classroom, teachers can walk around and take a look at student work, listen in to learners’ conversations,
Annie Patterson

Five Ways to Get Students to Turn on their Video During Classes

September 3, 2020
There they are – the boxes on the video-conference screen, empty but names or images uploaded. We are hearing from
Wendy Ward Hoffer

What is Virtual Coaching?

August 18, 2020
How can instructional coaches be of service during remote & hybrid learning? We all want to get better. The role
Michelle Morris Jones

Same Beliefs – New Format

July 22, 2020
We had two weeks from the time school closed to the re-opening fully online. Over those two weeks, several questions
Jennifer Brauner

Effective Remote Teaching

May 27, 2020
What a spring! We have worked alongside so many teachers responding and adjusting and revising our remote teaching in an
Wendy Ward Hoffer

Work done at the beginning of the year is paying off now

April 23, 2020
As the education community in Colorado has responded and adapted to the rapid changes necessitated by physical distancing in COVID-19

Virtual Mini-Lessons Foster Community

April 20, 2020
“Hi Writers! I am so excited to get to write with you today. I wish I could see you in
Laurie Wretling

“How in the world are we gonna do this?” Rural districts adapt to distance learning

April 15, 2020
As the education community in Colorado has responded and adapted to the rapid changes necessitated by physical distancing in COVID-19

Listening, Responding, Listening, and Beginning to Understand

April 8, 2020
Recently, we were asked “How do you know whether (or not) your students are understanding?” This was, of course, an

Online Learning? No Thanks.

April 1, 2020
As a 5th grade STEM teacher, I am comfortable with technology. My students complete assignments in google classrooms and I


March 30, 2020
Susan Chapla wholeheartedly believes in kids, families, teachers, and schools with every fiber of her being.  She is also a

Wondering: Finding Positivity in a Time of Unanswerable Questions

March 26, 2020
A typical day in the life of a teacher is carefully planned for, yet somewhat unpredictable. Each day there is

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