By Rita Platt “I did it!” “Come watch me!” “I’ll never learn how to do it!” “Will you show me one more time?” “Can I […]Read more ›
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By Rita Platt In my work as a teacher-leader, I often hear teachers lament that they need more training on various methods, strategies, ideas, and […]Read more ›
By Todd Fitzpatrick and Rita Platt We all know that the internet is a mix of the best and worst information on any given topic. […]Read more ›
In the story, “A Study in Scarlet,” while introducing one of the most famous fictional characters of all time, Arthur Conan Doyle wrote (and Sherlock […]Read more ›
Scientists are beginning to uncover some powerful benefits of reading fiction. Reduced stress, deeper sleep and less memory loss but also recent neuroscientists have also discovered language found in fiction gives our brains a unique work out—giving those who read it, a distinct advantage over those who don’t.Read more ›