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The Elements Of A Literacy-Rich Classroom Environment

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"Literacy-rich environments, as endorsed by the International Reading Association, have a significant impact on what goes on in the classroom and set the stage for interactions with a wide variety of genres...

 Perhaps we should begin by focusing attention on the classroom environment and making certain that it is a place that supports and encourages literacy learning. A literacy-rich environment not only supports the standards set by the Common Core, but also provides a setting that encourages and supports speaking, listening, reading, and writing in a variety of authentic ways – through print & digital media."


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This post includes an infographic that looks at the top ten characteristics of a literacy-rich classroom as well as a range of suggestions and links to additional resources. Many great ideas!

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, January 8, 2013 10:10 PM

This post includes an infographic that looks at the top ten characteristics of a literacy-rich classroom as well as a range of suggestions and links to additional resources. Many great ideas!

Frances's comment, March 4, 2013 12:07 PM
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Nicole Schutter's curator insight, March 27, 2014 11:25 PM

Great ideas!

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Learning Topics for Educators by the Office of Professional Growth and Innovation, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
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Design Thinking in Education: Empathy, Challenge, Discovery, and Sharing

Design Thinking in Education: Empathy, Challenge, Discovery, and Sharing | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it
As a model for reframing methods and outcomes, design thinking reconnects educators to their creativity and aspirations for helping students develop as deep thinkers and doers.  
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PGI Reads: Scaling Up Excellence | Professional Growth and Innovation

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I will admit that I don’t often read books that you can find in the business section of your local bookstore.  I buy them, I just don’t read them (past chapter 3 anyway).  But Scaling Up Excellence – Getting to More Without Settling for Less by Robert...

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PGI Reads: The Innovator’s Mindset | Professional Growth and Innovation

PGI Reads: The Innovator’s Mindset | Professional Growth and Innovation | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it

Innovation…What is it?  Is it just the next “buzz word”?  Why it is important?  How do I become innovative? When my children were at the age of asking a million questions (somewhere around two-years-old), I never ignored their questions.

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PGI Reads: The Book Whisperer | Professional Growth and Innovation

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“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.” ~Frank Serafini

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PGI Reads: With Boys in Mind: Ensuring Your School and Classroom Culture is Designed for Every Learner | Professional Growth and Innovation

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10 Tips for Developing Student Agency

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By Tom Vander Ark - Student agency may be as important an outcome of schooling as basic skills according to a new Harvard study.
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Educator Competencies for Personalized Teaching: A New Blog Series for 2016! | Professional Growth and Innovation

Educator Competencies for Personalized Teaching: A New Blog Series for 2016! | Professional Growth and Innovation | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it
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Part 5: Design Fellows Exemplify the Shift in the Role of the Learner | Professional Growth and Innovation

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Part 4: Design Fellows Exemplify the Shift in the Role of the Learner | Professional Growth and Innovation

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Teen Engagement in Learning Starts With Respect

Teen Engagement in Learning Starts With Respect | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it
Adolescents learn more easily when they feel heard, understood, and cared about. Teachers should see teen reactions and attitudes through the lens of behavioral development.
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Domain 2: Educator Competencies for Personalized Teaching | Professional Growth and Innovation

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Welcome to the second blog series on personalized learning which highlights the work of our design fellows in Virginia Beach.  The first series explored 5 Shifts to Learner Roles in a Personalized Learning [...]...

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Domain 1:Educator Competencies for Personalized Teaching | Professional Growth and Innovation

Domain 1:Educator Competencies for Personalized Teaching | Professional Growth and Innovation | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it

Welcome to the second blog series on personalized learning in Virginia Beach which highlights the work of our design fellows.  The first series explored 5 Shifts to Learner Roles in a Personalized Learning Environment, an [...]...

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PGI READS! A Look Inward | Professional Growth and Innovation

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When it comes to success in school, mindset is a crucial internal attitude for both students and teachers. – Eric Jensen, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind

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PGI Reads about Assessment of Student Learning | Professional Growth and Innovation

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In her new book, How to Make Decisions with Different Kinds of Student Assessment Data, author Susan M.

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Survive and Thrive: Networking for New Teachers (Secondary) | Professional Growth and Innovation

Survive and Thrive: Networking for New Teachers (Secondary) | Professional Growth and Innovation | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it
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The Evolution of Technology in Professional Learning | Professional Growth and Innovation

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Beyond Working Hard: What Growth Mindset Teaches Us About Our Brains

Beyond Working Hard: What Growth Mindset Teaches Us About Our Brains | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it
Teaching practices around growth mindset have come a long way in the last few years. Common pitfalls have emerged, as well as strong examples of programs that
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Frustration or Grit, You Decide! | Professional Growth and Innovation

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Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down

Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it
Check out these ten tips to assist teachers in taking a break and a breath much more often.
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Survive and Thrive: Networking for New Teachers (Elementary) | Professional Growth and Innovation

Survive and Thrive: Networking for New Teachers (Elementary) | Professional Growth and Innovation | Professional Growth and Innovation | Scoop.it
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Frustrated In The First Year - Sarah Brown Wessling

The first years of teaching are full of obstacles. This week,Teacher2Teacher’s advice columnist Sarah Brown Wessling gives you tips.

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