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Explicit Direct Instruction: The Power of the Well-Crafted, Well-Taught Lesson was published in 2009, and since then authors John Hollingsworth and Dr. Silvia Ybarra have forged a path through the Common Core State Standards, visited hundreds more classrooms, and fine-tuned their EDI strategies. Now they are ready to share their new insights with the world!

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Pair-Shares go beyond having students think of an answer. Here are 15 reasons why Pair-Shares are important.

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Today is blog Friday! This week we’re talking about “How to Learn Better 2 Rehearsal”.

San Bernardino area educators! Looking to take your professional development to the next level? Join us for our Free English Learner Strategies seminar on March 1st in Buena Park! Participants will learn how to insert proven English Learner Strategies into every lesson so that all students can successfully tackle challenging Common Core concepts! Sign up today and learn more about the event here http://bit.ly/1l6aOej.

We believe in giving administrators the tools to become effective instructional leaders. That’s why we offer Instructional Leadership workshops. Learn more about them here http://bit.ly/1NRc0Q9

DataWORKS now has shortened versions of our most popular workshops called “Micro Sessions”. Perfect for schools looking for a flexible schedule and a 2-3 hour professional development workshop. Each micro session offers a concentrated view of the key components taught in the full workshop. Learn more about the available sessions here http://bit.ly/1YZ7px9 ‪

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Dr. Silvia Ybarra was recently consulting with a high school in Southern California recently, she taught a lesson on euphemisms and oxymorons in an English Language Arts classroom. While she was teaching the lesson, she saw some clear examples of why it is vitally important to continuously Check for Understanding and to provide effective feedback as you teach

Orange County area educators! Looking to take your professional development to the next level? Join us for our English Learner Strategies seminar on March 1st in Buena Park! Participants will learn how to insert proven English Learner Strategies into every lesson so that all students can successfully tackle challenging Common Core concepts! Sign up today and learn more about the event here http://bit.ly/1PXpJm6.

Time-eaters are the bane of a teacher’s existence, and if we could find ways to better deal with these, it would be a huge gift. So, I would like to propose solutions to five of the biggest teacher time-eaters.