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The $4 Million Dollar Teacher

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Aug 26, 2014 11:15 AM

How can a teacher make $4,000,000 a year?  Click here to find out. read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on August 26, 2014

Picture Books for the Visually Impaired Child

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Jul 10, 2014 08:40 AM

An exciting new development will enable blind and visually impaired children to enjoy picture books by converting these books into 3D-printed pages.  Here is the link to an article explaining the process: http://mashable.com/2014/07/03/3d-printed-book/   read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on July 10, 2014

Can 12 Minutes of Exercise Make a Difference for Students

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Jun 25, 2014 08:23 AM

Can 12 Minutes of Exercise Make a Difference for Students read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on June 25, 2014

Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Children's Books

by Katz, Stephen — last modified May 15, 2014 10:30 AM

Here's a terrific resource for finding books listed according to Fountas & Pinnell reading levels: www.booksource.com I thought I'd direct you to this source since it's part of an assignment for an interim course.  If you have any questions about finding books in the EMC by Fountas & Pinnell lev... read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on May 15, 2014

"Wants and Needs" and "Goods and Services" Resources

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Apr 28, 2014 08:54 AM

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Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on April 28, 2014

Preparing for the Foundations of Reading Test?

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Mar 12, 2014 08:10 AM

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Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on March 12, 2014

Does Class Size Matter?

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Feb 26, 2014 08:25 AM

An article appearing on the website of the Washington Post discusses research about class size.  This research was conducted by a professor at Northwestern University.  Here's the link to the article:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/02/24/class-size-matters-a-lot-resea... read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on February 26, 2014

Children Whose Lives Inspire Others

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Feb 19, 2014 11:51 AM

Have you heard of Malala?  She is a teenager who fought for the rights of girls to attend school in Pakistan.  What about Chaeli Mycroft?  At 17, she fought for the rights of children with disabilities in South Africa.  Chaeli also lives with cerebral palsy.  These are but  two of many childr... read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on February 19, 2014

When Should Children Start School?

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Feb 07, 2014 11:45 AM

  There is a campaign in the United Kingdom to change the age at which children begin formal schooling.  David Whitebread, a University of Cambridge researcher, explains in an article why it would be best for children to start formal schooling later than they presently do.  He also explains t... read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on February 07, 2014

2014 Newbery Awards

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Jan 31, 2014 11:28 AM

"The Newbery Award was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery.  It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.... read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on January 31, 2014

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