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This post on oral literacy is written by Teacher Thressa Johnson, a lead teacher at Joyce Preschool. Watch this video. Seriously. I’ll wait. These twins’ speech patterns mirror adult speech patterns. They take turns talking, change their intonations to express different feelings, and use facial expressions and hand gestures to show their ideas in addition to telling them. These characteristics...
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RESET Education is a conversation-starter. RESET Education is a set of strategies championed by The Minneapolis Foundation, which many believe could transform education. The Foundation is hosting a series of Minnesota Meetings to get community members talking — discussing education, what it means to have equal access, and looking at how education is or isn’t serving young people. A personal perspective John...
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