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States invest in datacasting to bridge the K-12 digital divide

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Education Dive | The tech would allow students to receive instructional content in remote areas without internet and comes encrypted for data security. Datacasting, or ...
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Ed leaders share best practices for reopening schools

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Education Dive | In a Wednesday Education Department webinar, five leaders shared how their school systems are working to gain the public's confidence and to ...
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Students of color most likely to be learning online: Districts must work even harder on race equity

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Brookings Institute | Research showing that Black, Hispanic, and Asian students are, on average, around fifteen percentage points more likely than white students to live ...
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McClain HS gets metal detectors to take temperatures

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Highland County Press | Jesse Mitchell, Greenfield's technology director, had the great idea to put in the walk-through metal detectors, branded by Secvera, to take ...
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How Small Grants Are Empowering Parents of Underserved Students to Form Pandemic Microschools

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The 74 Million | Using a $10,000 grant from the National Parents Union, Brandice Hatcher is in the process of opening her Righteous Voice Mentoring ...
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Study: Schools still struggle with distance learning, but key solutions are emerging

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Education Dive | Common solutions are emerging, according to a study from Bellwether Education Partners and Teach For America examining lessons learned by 12 district ...
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How the pandemic is shifting school comms strategies for English learners

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Education Dive | Amid the pandemic transition to virtual models, districts have evolved their approaches to ensure EL students and families remain engaged and informed ...
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Finneytown: Setting up Your Home for Distance Learning

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FLSD | Finneytown’s Behavior Specialist Mrs. Lisa Wedig shares tips on how to set up your home for distance learning in a two part video ...
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More Interest Than Ever For School Board School

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WVXU | A Cincinnati program focused on educating aspiring school board members is experiencing growing demand. The program is described as equipping "education advocates and ...
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Trauma is ‘Written Into Our Bodies’—but Educators Can Help

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Edutopia | Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California’s first surgeon general, talks about the impact of multigenerational adversity, SEL in the classroom, and the transformational powers ...
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Educator competencies for student-centered teaching

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Christensen Institute | COVID-19 and virtual learning have created "the perfect combination of catalysts for a rapid conversion to student-centered schooling," according to a new ...
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How education technology can improve learning for all students

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Brookings Institute | New research from the Center for Universal Education (CUE) at Brookings finds that technology’s impact on learning and teaching has been limited, ...
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What Neuroscientists Are Discovering About Stuttering

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Smithsonian Magazine | After centuries of misunderstanding, researchers are tying the condition to genes and brain alterations. Speech-language pathologist and neuroscientist Soo-Eun Chang of the ...
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Farm-to-school educators workshop connects kids to farm-fresh food

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Clermont Sun | The workshop aims to train to K-12 teachers and educators to integrate agriculture and food education into the school, classroom and extra-curricular ...
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Mason City Schools staff every school with mental health therapists

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WLWT | For the first time in the district's history, each of the district's school buildings will house a mental health therapist employed by Children's ...
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The Benefits of Differentiation in Professional Development

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Edutopia | Strategies like flipping instruction and providing opportunities for repeated practice work as well for adults as they do for students. In a model ...
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Learning Policy Institute reopening framework emphasizes reinvented approach to K-12 education

Education Dive | The Learning Policy Institute recently released “Restarting and Reinventing School: Learning in the Time of COVID and Beyond,” a framework outlining how ...
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Northwest Local phasing in students, preparing for most to be in-person

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WLWT | “The phase-in days are very important, because it will give us small groups at a time to work in our cohorts, but it ...
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Cincinnati Public Schools encourages Black students to Speak Up, Speak Out

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WKRC | For the past few months, 12th-grader Rachel Scales has been having open and honest conversations with Cincinnati school leaders and law enforcement. “It's ...
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Restorative circles, online wellness rooms and grief training: How schools are preparing for the Covid mental health crisis

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Hechinger Report | More students are experiencing anxiety and depression, forcing schools to prioritize mental health needs over academic work. “What’s happening right now is ...
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How one teacher equips students to stop trafficking before it starts

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Christian Science Monitor | When Ohio mandated five years ago that public school staff receive training on human trafficking (ORC 3319.073 (B) – without providing ...
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Cincinnati Student Helps The Deaf Visualize Music

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WVXU | Aaron Ziegler, a senior at The Seven Hills School, has been working on the Chromatic Music Visualizer for a couple of years now ...
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Educators Spend $13 Billion a Year on Ed Tech for K-12 Classrooms. EdTech Genome Project Is Looking to Help Them Make Better Choices

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The 74 Million | The Jefferson Education Exchange, part of the University of Virginia, has launched the EdTech Genome Project — to create a framework ...
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Building resilience and fighting childhood adversity

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WLWT | Let’s Talk Cincy Building resilience and fighting childhood adversity is an ongoing battle in and around Cincinnati. On this episode of Let’s Talk ...
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High School Teachers’ Perceptions and Use of Personalized Learning

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RAND | This report presents findings from RAND's American Teacher Panel. As part of the survey, a nationally representative sample of high school teachers responded ...
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Authority and responsibility: District leader responses to school reopening plans

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AEI | Fall reopening plans presented leaders with what one called “an infinite series of trade-offs,” leaving many feeling like they were left with no ...
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University Hospitals Creates ‘Healthy Restart Playbook’ for Schools

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Spectrum News 1 | University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center recently created multiple playbooks filled with guidelines for nursing homes and other businesses to safely operate ...
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How to Help Students Get Used to Masks

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Edutopia | In many places, students returning to school buildings will be required to wear masks. These 7 strategies can help elementary students adjust. How ...
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Refreshing staff on FERPA essential as districts implement COVID-19 screening

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Education Dive | As schools implement systems to check students for coronavirus symptoms, administrators must ensure Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guidelines when ...
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3 Keys to a Better 2020–21

Edutopia | Jonathan Eckert Leaders from 112 schools met in virtual communities in May, June, and July to identify what is most important in education, ...
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Biden Releases Proposal For Reopening Schools

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WOSU and NPR | Biden outlines five steps the federal government should take before students can return to in-person education: expand contact tracing, bolstering the ...
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How Can Assistant Principals Be Trained as Instructional Leaders?

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RAND | PLUS is a two-year credentialing program designed to help novice school leaders manage teachers effectively, improve teaching through coaching and feedback, and create ...
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Building a better world through education: 6 big ideas

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Brookings | The Yidan Prize Foundation searches for groundbreaking education research and practice every year. Nominations for the prize are sourced openly and globally, and ...
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How Schools Can Help Students Experiencing Racial Trauma

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Statehouse News Bureau | The State of Ohio Shantel Jackson is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Columbus who works with people experiencing racial trauma ...
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Reopening Schools Safely in the Age of COVID

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American Federation of School Administrators | “Reopening Schools Safely in the Age of COVID,” covers the major challenges schools must address in the era of ...
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What Can Be Learned From Child Care Centers That Stayed Open During Lockdowns

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NPR | As school districts sweat over reopening plans, and with just over half of parents telling pollsters they're comfortable with in-person school this fall, ...
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Amid concerns of widening equity gaps, Black educators suggest a starting point

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Education Dive | As schools shuttered across the country and transitioned to remote learning, many predicted worsening achievement gaps and lower engagement for Black students ...
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Understanding and Using Research on Gun Policy in America

RAND | Responding to feedback from teachers and colleagues, RAND researchers developed a unit plan centered on those resources. The unit is designed to help ...
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5 Radical Schooling Ideas For An Uncertain Fall And Beyond

/ re-opening schools, Solutions
NPR | American education has long been full of innovators practicing alternatives to the mainstream. When the giant, uncontrolled experiment of the pandemic rolled across ...
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Library Prepares Educational Programs to Curb ‘COVID Slide’

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Spectrum News 1 | The summer slide is pretty typical, but with school ending this year remotely, many are worried of a “COVID slide”, meaning ...
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Speaking up and speaking out against social injustice – students discuss solutions

WCPO and WVXU | CPS students discussed several topics over the past three weeks as part of the weekly "Speak Up and Speak Out" video ...
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Leading Together / Retraining the Brain

/ equity, social-justice, Solutions
ASCD | In her book Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain (2014), Zaretta Hammond helps educators to understand how the brain relies on culturally shaped ...
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Know How Well Students Are Taking Ownership of Learning Online and What Can Be Done to Support Them

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RAND | The Measuring and Improving Student-Centered Learning (MISCL) Toolkit, developed with support from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, enables high school leaders and teachers ...
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PBS LearningMedia Resources: Race, Racism, Protests, Civil Rights And Current Events

WOSU | WOSU Classroom staff collected resources from PBS LearningMedia to support educators and families while discussing: race, racism, protesting, civil rights, Black history and ...
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A Focus on Empathy in Distance Learning

Edutopia | Many students have a tough time learning at home, but teachers can create space to listen to their concerns and guide them to ...
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Flexibility, listening without judgment critical to support educators of color

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EducationDive | Black educators say protests and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on non-white communities have left them shouldering heavy burdens. Flexibility, listening without judgment ...
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We’ve Surveyed 82 School Districts That Launched Remote Learning Amid the Pandemic. Here’s What Did (and Didn’t) Work This Spring — and What It Means for Next Year

The 74 Million | As school districts start preparing for the 2020-21 fall reopening, the Center on Reinventing Public Education are wrapping up their survey ...
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Tackling the challenges of welcoming students back to school

HCESC | On June 1st, a panel of international school principals shared their experiences, challenges, tips, and lessons learned from having students back in their ...
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How to talk to your kids about unrest, racism: ‘Be honest’

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Journal-News | “The best thing we can do is be honest with them,” said Helen Jones-Kelley, executive director of the Montgomery County Board of Alcohol, ...
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Columbus school board promises more action to reverse problems rooted in racism

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Columbus Dispatch | Starting next school year, the district will employ a chief equity officer – a person who will monitor programs to ensure the ...
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Kids need physical education – even when they can’t get it at school

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The Conversation | When it comes to promoting physical activity, researchers have referred to physical education as “the pill not taken.” Currently, only Oregon and ...
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What Will College Be Like in the Fall?

The New York Times Magazine | NYT brought together by video conference six participants in higher education (including Dr. Drake, president of The Ohio State ...
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Using Universal Design to Create Better Assessments

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Edutopia | Universally designed assessments are grounded on the principle that every student should be included in the target population to be tested. Placing students’ ...
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ARRAY 101 a resource for classrooms and independent study concerning juvenile justice and racial equity

CBS News | To bridge that intersection between film and social justice, DuVernay's production company, ARRAY, partnered with Participant Media to create what she calls ...
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The impact of COVID-19 on student achievement and what it may mean for educators

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Brookings Institution | There are parallels between the current situation and other reasons students miss school that can give us insight into how COVID-19 may ...
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Report: Pooling school taxes would increase per-pupil funding by almost $1K

EducationDive | Per-pupil spending would increase for the majority of students in the nation — 69% — if local property tax revenues for schools were ...
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K-12 schools keep mishandling sexual assault complaints. Will new Title IX regulations help?

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NBC News | While the new Title IX regulations include a framework for how K-12 schools should respond to reports of assault and harassment, victims ...
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From Vaccines To The Effect On Foster Kids, 6 Ways CCHMC Is Exploring Pandemic’s Impact

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WVXU | Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers have no shortage of ideas. Beginning today, they will start six new projects in hopes of gaining ...
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CDC issues school reopening guidance, competes with list posted on Facebook filled with falsehoods.

WLWT - Cincinnati | The bullet-point list that's rapidly making the rounds on Facebook is titled "Here we go.. New CDC guidelines for reopening schools" ...
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Inside Cleveland’s Plan to Treat Broadband Like a Public Utility Service — and to Pay for Every Student to Get Online

The 74 Million | School district CEO Eric Gordon is working with local nonprofit DigitalC to treat internet access as a public service available to ...
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USDA waivers allow school meal sites to continue through summer

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EducationDive | Meal sites can continue through the summer, under a “non-congregate” waiver. The agency is also allowing parents to pick up meals for their ...
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An online program for preschoolers expands because of coronavirus

The Hechinger Report | A Utah-based nonprofit is expanding its online kindergarten-readiness program to families across Mississippi and eight other states in an effort to ...
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Ensuring Graduation Ceremonies Are Accessible to All Viewers

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Ennis Britton | The efforts taken by school districts to offer something special for seniors graduating under the current conditions are admirable. Paying close attention ...
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Report: COVID-19 is creating a school personnel crisis

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American Enterprise Institute | Key Points: According to various bodies of medical research, those over age 65 are disproportionately vulnerable to COVID-19. Over half a ...
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Four state plans in progress to re-open schools this fall

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Kentucky Department of Education: COVID-19 Considerations for Reopening Schools Initial Guidance for Schools and Districts "This early guidance serves as a starting point for schools ...
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App designed to detect suicide and violence risk, mental health disorders being tested

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WKRC Cincinnati | Clarigent Health, a Mason-based tech company built the decision support tool for mental health professionals. Clarigent Health is working with the Children's ...
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How should Ohio schools grade students during the coronavirus pandemic?

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The Columbus Dispatch | It’s complicated. While many districts in central Ohio have adopted a version of pass/fail grading, officials are now mulling how a ...
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10 Comfort Games That Encourage Kindness, Community and Well-Being

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via KQED/MindShift | French philosopher David Émile Durkeim believed that games are a cornerstone of human bonding, while their power to absorb and distract helps ...
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Celebrating Earth Day

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via WVXU | Imago Earth Center, an ecological educational organization and nature preserve in East Price Hill, is offering daily activities on its website with ...
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UNICEF and Microsoft launch global learning platform to help address COVID-19 education crisis

via UNICEF | The Learning Passport was originally designed to provide education for displaced and refugee children through a digital remote learning platform. It has ...
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Seven Steps for Districts Navigating to Remote Learning

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via ASCD | In shifting to distance learning, here's how school districts can keep students' needs and circumstances front and center. Although there's no one-size-fits-all ...
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College, high school STEM teachers team up to 3D print face shields for healthcare workers

via WCPO | Sixty-one 3D printers have been working nonstop. The group calls themselves the Southern Ohio Makers Against COVID Coalition – or SOMACC. College, ...
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3 ways professional development is addressing the ‘sharp learning curve’ of teaching online

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via EducationDive | The push to go remote due to the coronavirus pandemic can be overwhelming, but revamped PD approaches are making the switch more ...
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Special Education at Home

via Dayton Daily News | Dayton area school officials talk about the challenges in responding to the needs of special education students while at home ...
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Ed, tech coalition launches resource for remotely serving special needs students

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via EducationDive | The Educating All Learners Alliance, announced last week, features resources, case studies, webinars and virtual “office hours” and brings together special education ...
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There’s an App for That—School Counseling and SEL Go Online

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via Edutopia | From virtual counseling to wellness apps, school districts are increasingly turning to “telehealth” to meet students’ mental health needs during the pandemic ...
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Online Programs from Ohio’s Public Libraries

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via State Library of Ohio | The State Library of Ohio recently launched a calendar of Online Programs from Ohio’s Public Libraries that features links ...
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Ohio’s Information Technology Centers Support Schools Amid Closures

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via Morning Journal | "This is an 'Apollo 13 moment' for teaching and learning in Ohio," said Geoffrey Andrews, Chief Executive Officer of the Management ...
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ODE releases Remote Learning Resource Guide

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via Ohio Department of Education | The Remote Learning Resource Guide from the Ohio Department of Education is designed to be a one-stop shop to ...
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 vs. the Flu

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via Johns Hopkins Medicine | The COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly. Since this disease is caused by a new virus, people do not have immunity ...
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Hamilton County Public Health Recommends Following Guidance for Indoor Gatherings

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via Hamilton County Public Health | HAMILTON COUNTY, OHIO – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, recommended ...
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Cincinnati Nature Center preschool keeps growing; program expands to kindergarten through 2nd grade

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via The Clermont Sun | An alternative to traditional programs, the Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade (K-2) curriculum will emphasize STEAM (science, technology, engineering, ...
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Fighting anxiety with ‘Mindful Music Moments’

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Thousands of students are starting each school day with a moment of silence. It’s part of a growing program called Mindful Music Moments that aims ...
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At Fourthwall Youth Studios, students put career skills into practice

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via Cincinnati Business Journal | Fourthwall Studio is the brainchild of Frank O’Farrell, a Northside resident who about five years ago was looking for nontraditional ...
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Inside a Preschool That Treats the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis

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via EdSurge | Less than 10 years ago, the average ACEs score among TIP students was four. Then the opioid crisis began to overwhelm Ohio, ...
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Coronavirus comic created by NPR being read around the world

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via NPR | NPR’s comic geared to children about the newly discovered virus has been translated into multiple languages around the world - and is ...
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International Women’s Day – March 8th

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International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. International Women's Day teaching resourcesDownloadable teacher ...
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Program designed to stop kids from making repeated school threats working in Hamilton County

via WLWT | Leisgang, chief psychologist for Hamilton County's juvenile court was directed to create a better way to gauge the intensity of targeted threats ...
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Where High School Starts With Leadership And Design Thinking

via Forbes | Imagine a high school that started with design thinking and leadership training. Imagine having the opportunity to prototype a solution to a ...
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Transform Cincy, clothing nonprofit for transgender youth, featured on ‘Today’

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via Cincinnati Enquirer | Transform Cincy, a nonprofit that will allow transgender youth to exchange their old wardrobe for a new one, was featured on ...
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COVID-19 Local and State Resources

Hamilton County Public Health (HCPH), as one of 113 local health departments in Ohio, is part of a highly-organized prevention and response effort for the ...
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Inside Cincinnati Golden Gloves

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via WLWT | WLWT’s Let’s Talk Cincy looks at the Cincinnati Golden Gloves Boxing Club in Over-the-Rhine. They look at how the program provides an ...
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Cincinnati Children’s launches video visit service, one of first for kids in Tri-State

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via WLWT | The service, called CincyKids Health Connect, is one of the first video conference offerings specifically catered to pediatric care in the Tri-state ...
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Mt. Healthy Schools attempt to get ahead of, address trauma in daily routine

via WLWT | "This year, we've brought in some mental health partners … This year in particular, we are partnering with West Point and we've ...
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Game-Based Learning in Middle School Math

/ curriculum, math, science, Solutions
via Edutopia | Working with teachers, researchers created free online math games that encourage students to persist in grappling with difficult concepts. Funded by the ...
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Superspecs issuing free protective eyewear to thousands of student-athletes, vocational students across Ohio

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via Highland County Press | Superspecs, the only statewide program of its kind to offer free protective eyewear to children ages 18 and younger, is ...
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Free books for Ohio kids: How to sign up for the new Governor’s Imagination Library

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via Cincinnati Enquirer | If you’re an Ohioan with a child under the age of 5, you might be eligible for free books delivered to your ...
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Students at Akron high school to benefit from IT partnership with University of Cincinnati

/ curriculum, Ohio, Solutions
via Cincinnati Enquirer | Akron Public Schools, Stark State College and the University of Cincinnati announced Thursday a way for students at Kenmore-Garfield High School ...
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Mindfulness Transforms Culture At High-Needs Elementary School

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via NPR | A struggling elementary school in East Nashville, Tenn., is incorporating mindfulness, but experts caution that mindfulness is not a panacea and programs ...
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Video: Meeting the Needs of Homeless Students. Lessons From One District

via EdWeek | Project Lift-Off, a summer program for homeless middle school students in Lee County, N.C., pairs academic supports and social-emotional learning with basic ...
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Hamilton school taking a different approach to deal with misbehaving students

via WCPO | Fairwood Elementary's new MindPeace room is helping students get control of their emotions before situations escalate. The room features the sounds of ...
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Kettering schools to host meetings to discuss ‘equity in education’

/ equity, Solutions, SW Ohio
via Dayton Daily News | The Kettering City School District is partnering with Learn to Earn Dayton to hold community wide conversations to assist the ...
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CPS: Ascend tutoring program helps students’ grades soar on state testing

/ curriculum, math, Solutions, SW Ohio
via WKRC | In 90-minute sessions, students meet with a learning coach to excel in math. The pilot program started roughly three years ago. https://local12.com/news/local/ascend-tutoring-program-helps-students-grades-soar-on-state-testing-cincinnati ...
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Powerful SEL Is Happening After School, Too

via Edutopia | New research shows that when schools extend SEL lessons beyond the classroom into after-school programming, students’ academic skills and classroom behaviors improve ...
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Little Miami: Imagination Library comes to Warren County

/ early-learning, Solutions, SW Ohio
via Little Miami Schools | All Warren County children under five can have a free book mailed to them every month. Sign up now at ...
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Professional Development Workshop for Fine Arts Educators to be held at South Central Ohio ESC

/ arts, Ohio, Solutions
via Highland County Press | The day-long summit on March 11th will offer multiple workshop sessions designed to meet the needs of fine arts educators ...
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Report: Are Districts the Nation’s Adolescent Mental Health Care Providers? A Mandate to Support Seven Million Students in Crisis

/ health/wellness, Solutions
Many schools have become the de facto mental health providers for adolescents, and many are not prepared for the task. Those are the findings of ...
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Innovative Learning: Letting high schoolers design the future

/ Solutions, Student Voice, tech
via Hechinger Report | At the LearnLaunch Across Boundaries conference in Boston, school groups showed off how they are using technology in the classroom, how ...
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Special ed parents bring their battles with Ohio school districts to federal court

/ BigPicture, Solutions, SpecialEd
via ABC6 | In a case representing 260,000 students in Ohio's public education system, parents of special education kids testified in Columbus Tuesday to say ...
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SchoolSafety.gov Launches to Help Educators, Administrators, Parents, and Law Enforcement Prepare for Threats

/ school safety, Solutions
via US Department of Education | A one-stop-shop of resources for K-12 administrators, educators, parents, and law enforcement to use to prepare for and address ...
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Helping Students Re-enter School After a Mental Health Crisis

/ community, health/wellness, Solutions
via KQED MindShift | The BRYT program, which was founded and pioneered in a Boston-area school in 2004 by the nonprofit Brookline Center for Community ...
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I Live This Work

/ equity, Solutions, SW Ohio
via Teaching Tolerance | Katrice Quitter explains how small shifts in practice can have a big impact on school equity and inclusion. In her work ...
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Applications open for summer programs in entrepreneurship and STEM for Ohio Appalachian students

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via Gallipolis Daily Tribune | Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced Friday that applications are open for two free summer programs for Ohio’s Appalachian middle and ...
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Butler Tech begins first-in-Ohio program taking students out of classrooms

/ career-tech, community, Solutions, SW Ohio, tech
via Journal-News | Butler Tech’s “5th Day Experience” allows students to spend their school day in internships, job shadowing, volunteering, community service, part-time jobs, college ...
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‘No other way’: How these Denver schools include students with disabilities, and why more could follow

/ Beyond Ohio, equity, Solutions, SpecialEd
via Chalkbeat | In June, the school board passed a resolution committing the district to becoming “a model … in the nation” for inclusive practices. The resolution ...
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Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine visits Adams County to announce Imagination Library launch

/ early-learning, Solutions, SW Ohio
via The People's Defender | On Tuesday, Feb. 4, Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine visited the North Adams Public Library in Seaman to announce the ...
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When the bus is the schoolhouse

via The Hechinger Report | In a remote region of Appalachia, a preschool on wheels offers a vehicle to improved life outcomes for young children ...
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BLOC Ministries nonprofit works to rebuild a Cincinnati community, one neighbor at a time

/ community, Solutions, transportation
via WCPO | Serving Cincinnati’s Price Hill neighborhoods for nearly a generation, BLOC also operates EPOH House, a residential program for young people who need ...
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Cleveland Metroparks’ growing preschool gives a natural education

/ early-learning, Solutions
via The Plain Dealer | The Nature Preschool has had a waitlist each of the 2 years it has been in business. Next fall, the ...
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FIRST LEGO League competitions in Ohio and Kentucky

/ robotics, science, Solutions, STEM-STEAM, tech
Ohio and Kentucky FIRST LEGO League championships were held this past weekend. An alliance between FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and ...
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Why Focusing On Adult Learning Builds A School Culture Where Students Thrive

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via KQED MindShift | Harvard researchers have been studying the impact of “growth culture” on the effectiveness and productivity of companies. Now, they’re expanding that ...
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GRIT Project Launch meeting held

/ career-tech, Solutions, SW Ohio
via The People's Defender | Local leaders, educators, students, employers, agencies, and organizations met in Seaman, Ohio to participate in a working meeting launching the ...
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A special education success story – Meade County, Kentucky

/ Solutions, SpecialEd
via Kentucky Teacher | Hundreds of visitors from more than 30 other districts, educational cooperatives and the Kentucky Department of Education have come to Meade ...
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Sycamore: Farm-to-table teaches kids to eat local, taste new foods

via WLWT | Sycamore Community Schools is working with Local Food Connection, a food hub based in Newport, that connects local farms to schools, to ...
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Pickaway County first in Ohio to fully implement school alert app technology

/ school safety, Solutions, SW Ohio, tech
via Lancaster Eagle Gazette | SchoolGuard is a subscription-based app that district employees can download to allow them to summon help. Help911 is a free ...
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Scaffolds Move Students Toward Deeper Levels of Understanding

/ curriculum, Solutions
via KQED-MindShift The research team found that the thinking scaffolds — the prompts and support instructors used to guide students through the curriculum and activities ...
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Agricultural education: pathway to wide-open job market

via WCPO and WKRC Ohio State University leaders visited several Cincinnati Public Schools and found that CPS programs are setting kids up for success for ...
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Social Emotional Learning is CPS’ New Strategy For Student Achievement

/ Solutions, SW Ohio
via WVXU Cincinnati The district has spent approximately $100,000 on PATH program materials, a national program that teaches pre-k through sixth grade students social and ...
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Ohio puts $20 million behind new computer science scholarships

/ math, science, Solutions, tech
via The Journal-News Current graduating high school seniors entering college for the 2020 - 2021 academic year will be the first group able to apply ...
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Emotional Intelligence Predicts Academic Performance: A Meta-Analysis

/ health/wellness, Solutions
via American Psychological Association The authors propose that three mechanisms underlie the EI/academic performance link: (a) regulating academic emotions, (b) building social relationships at school, ...
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50 Years of Sunny Days – Celebrating Sesame Street

/ curriculum, Solutions
In 1969, Sesame Workshop started with a single bold question: could television be used to educate kids in ways television currently was not and give ...
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A HundrED innovations for 2020

/ BigPicture, Solutions
The third global innovation collection, HundrED 2020, highlighting 100 of the brightest innovations in K12 education from around the world was announced at the Helsinki ...
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Student leadership exchange creates open conversations

/ leadership, Solutions, Student Voice, SW Ohio
via WLWT Cincinnati | The Leadership Exchange, an idea that began at Sycamore High School, brings together suburban and inner-city students to create a safe ...
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A public school created for students with dyslexia

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via WPIX, New York The Bridge Preparatory charter school in Staten Island is the only public school in New York that caters to children with ...
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Hope Squad has research to back its effectiveness

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A University of Cincinnati sociologist and suicidologist, finds a significant reduction in "suicide-related stigma" with schools that have Hope Squads. via WVXU: ‘Hope Squad’ Is ...
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Childhood Trauma – A Public Health Issue

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Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated the link between self-reported ACEs and 14 negative health conditions and socioeconomic factors, using 2015-2017 ...
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Detroit schools are racing into the digital future

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via ChalkbeatEducators say the classes prepare students for the 21st century job market and help them engage more deeply in the digital world. As the ...
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Assessing Social and Emotional Learning

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via Edutopia. "As more and more states adopt social and emotional learning (SEL) standards, there are more calls for SEL assessment. But the state of ...
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Cleveland revamps its preschool programs in just five years

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via The Hechinger Report Funded by more than $14 million in public and private money, the initiative has seen wild success in just five years ...
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Beechwood Independent Schools encourages students to get real-world career experience

via WCPO Cincinnati EDGE is a program “rooted in the idea that our students need educational design that is geared toward experience,” superintendent Mike Stacy ...
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How to Use Dictation in Spelling Instruction

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via Edutopia. "Despite the fact that the word dictation has negative connotations, I’ve found that the practice itself has benefits. It promotes the learning not ...
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Can Collaboration Among Hamilton County Agencies Reduce Juvenile Justice Disparities?

Cincinnati CityBeat | Last week, 48 representatives from seven Hamilton County agencies met over the course of five days with experts tapped by Georgetown University ...
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Teen anxiety, depression prompt Greater Cincinnati schools to implement creative mental health programs

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via WLWT Cincinnati For young people, the rush of life, both away from class and in school hallways, can feel nonstop. But a group of ...
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