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Gifts Galore

December 23, 2019
A week ago, hosting book club at my house, I decided to deviate from the usual rituals and routines as...
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Creating Classrooms Worthy of Students & Filling the Teacher Shortage

December 19, 2019
Professional Learning This year, the Professional Learning team expanded their work nationally and refined their process to meet the needs...
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Grateful for Family… and Colleagues

November 26, 2019
By Senior Staff Developer Nancy Meredith Amidst the wonderful aromas of roasting turkey, dressing, and the ‘family’ scalloped corn (a...
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‘Where the Wild Things Are’ in Practice

October 21, 2019
By Nancy Meredith, Senior Staff Developer for PEBC Pumpkins landing on front steps morphing from ordinary farm pumpkins to Halloween...
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Math: Why doesn’t yours look like mine?

October 8, 2018
Dear Parents, I know you have been wondering why our math does not look like your math. When you and...
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Boettcher Teacher Residency: Resident and Alumni Spotlight

September 28, 2018
In order to showcase the diverse talent and experiences of Boettcher Teacher Residents and Alumni statewide and provide a glimpse...
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Teacher Tip: The First Day of School

August 16, 2018
Jessamyn Lockhart MA, Director of Rural Residency The First Day It’s 7:54 am on the first day of school. I...
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Classroom Setup: Establish The Learning Environment

July 30, 2018
While doing errands this weekend, I noticed many shopping carts filled with with pencils, glue and markers. This got me...
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Addressing Teacher Preparation and Retention in Rural Colorado

June 12, 2018
Colorado is one of many states dealing with the effects of an educator shortage. This challenge is especially prevalent in...
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Boettcher Teacher Residency Alumni Spotlight

January 29, 2018
Recently, we caught up with Stanley Teacher Prep alumna Ashley Bromstrup. Ashley is a PEBC Learning Lab Host and also...
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Recognize How Hard it is to Teach: Don’t Dismiss the Importance of Teacher Licensure

January 10, 2018
By Karen Lowenstein, Ph.D. Director of Policy, PEBC Some policymakers would have us all believe that anyone with specific content...
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Boettcher Teacher Residency Spotlight

December 4, 2017
Resident Name: Michelle LaPaz Mentor Name: Chrisie Gray School Name/District: Kemper Elementary School, Cortez School District Re-1 Boettcher Teacher Residency...
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Why General Literacy Matters: Part Two

November 27, 2017
The following is an adapted excerpt from the book Developing Literate Mathematicians: A Guide for Integrating Language and Literacy Instruction...
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Why General Literacy Matters: Part One

November 16, 2017
The following is an adapted excerpt from the book Developing Literate Mathematicians: A Guide for Integrating Language and Literacy Instruction...
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An Interview with Katy Anderson, Colorado Teacher of the Year Finalist

November 3, 2017
This year, Katy Anderson, a Stanley Teacher Prep alumna, was a finalist for Colorado Teacher of the Year. Below we...
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