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Pop Up Preschool Registration OPEN

Registration is now open for the 2020-21 School Year. These are unprecedented times. As parents your juggling working from home and coordinating distance learning for your school-age children. It’s easy for the educational needs of your preschool age child to … Continue reading

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Remote Instruction: Looking Back on this Past Week

On the educational front, last week was pretty crazy as educators across the country struggled to put together distance learning options for their kids, some of whom are too young to read. Recognizing the unique challenges the teachers of our … Continue reading

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Recommending a Home Routine

We’ve created a Remote Teaching PLC Group on Facebook. Join the conversation. Primary (K-3)PLCIntermediate (3-5)PLCRemote teaching is as much about educating the parent as the child. Many parents do not have routines established for their young children. We see it … Continue reading

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Youtube and Chill

School closings mean that kids will be learning at home instead of in school. Here is a series of play lists our K-1 teachers use in their classrooms that should keep basic skills fresh. Remember that playlists no longer exist … Continue reading

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We All Need to Advocate

Today was the annual Arts Congress at the Arizona State Capitol #artscongress. Over 300 arts advocates gathered to communicate the importance of the arts and arts funding. KellyAnn attended on our behalf. She met with the senator for her home … Continue reading

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Art Makes Me Happy and a Better Teaching Artist

Today I had the opportunity to showcase some of my fiber art at the Nontraditional Art Expo at the Chandler Public Library. My mission today was to spread the word that making art makes you happy, whether you are good … Continue reading

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Title IV-A? Never Heard of It.

Most everyone in education these days knows about ESSA. For those not in the loop, ESSA is the Every Student Succeeds Act which is passed in 2015. It was a bipartisan effort to reauthorize the 50 year old Elementary and … Continue reading

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Time for a Reboot

Well my friends, its been forever since I made a post so I figured it was time for a reboot. For those of you who have been with us for a while… “Hey, how are ya! Long time no see!” … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new staff

We are pleased to announce a new addition to our team. Welcome to Shelbie Cline. She replaces Geri Crouse who has moved on to new exciting experiences. Shelbie is a calligraphy artist and gentle craftswoman with many gifts to share.

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TSO: Responding to Reviews

This weekend the Pop Goes the Classroom Team was out in force at Leprecon-the annual science fiction/fantasy convention. We got to see some of our favorite people. One panel KellyAnn sat in on was for creators on responding to reviews. … Continue reading

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