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January 4, 2019
3 Ways Classroom Audio Supports ELLs
3 Ways Classroom Audio Supports ELLs

By Shaun Fagan

Every English-language learner (ELL) has their own unique, individual needs when it comes to gaining structural knowledge around communication. Among the main challenges they face when developing their language acquisition are:

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December 20, 2018
How Every Classroom Can Celebrate Diversity
How Every Classroom Can Celebrate Diversity

By Greta Pauly

The world we live in is filled with diversity in every corner. Think of a natural ecosystem like a forest. Every tree, plant, and critter has its own unique makeup—different colors, shapes, and sizes—and yet they all come together to make a beautiful environment. When we begin to acknowledge and celebrate diversity in nature, we can start to admire it everywhere. In the classroom, educators play an important role in setting the stage to celebrate everyone’s differences and similarities in a way that brings students together in solidarity.

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December 4, 2018
Advice for Helping Students Find Their Voice
Advice for Helping Students Find Their Voice

By Greta Pauly

There is so much to be said about student voice. Every class has children who tend to be quiet and children who speak up more often than others. But student voice is so much more than that. It’s when they truly find themselves owning their learning and speaking to what they believe is true.

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November 19, 2018
You Need to Hear This! 3 Facts You Didn’t Know About Listening
You Need to Hear This! 3 Facts You Didn’t Know About Listening

By Greta Pauly

We learn by listening. In fact, 85% of what we have learned in our entire life is through listening. Maybe we’re listening to a story over dinner, or having a phone call with a friend on the way to work. Every day we play the role of active listener, and this certainly holds true in the classroom.

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November 7, 2018
Why Classroom Acoustics Matter
Why Classroom Acoustics Matter

By Greta Pauly

We may not realize it, but the acoustics of a classroom can affect many aspects of the teaching and learning experience. This includes some obvious attributes like the way students and teachers hear, and also some less obvious ones like stress levels and behavior issues.

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