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148 ReadsFeb. 12, 2020 | Janis Efner, Professional Services Director, Achieve3000
The Power of a Teacher
Now, every time I meet a student who worries me, who seems too far gone to help, I remember Tyler. If he could do it, I feel certain that it’s not too late for any child to grow; every student has potential...
528 ReadsJan. 6, 2020 | Daniel Pedroza, Achieve3000 PRO Educator, Ysleta ISD, Texas
When Kids Just Don’t Want to Read: One Teacher’s Approach to Engaging Readers
Year after year, I encounter the same attitude and the same struggle during conversations with my colleagues, “How do I engage students to read, especially those who have little or no desire to read?” Over the course of my career teaching dozens...
140 ReadsSept. 4, 2019 | Dr. Mary Riordan-Karlsson Curriculum and Implementation Manager, North West Region
Swimming and Reading Go Together Like Cookies and Ice Cream
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Swimming and reading are not just summer indulgences. Learning to swim and learning to read require the same amount of patience, endurance, and curiosity...