Chris Knutson, an 8th grade history teacher at Horning Middle School in Waukesha, Wis., shares how he incorporates learning conferences into his lessons.
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December 06, 2017
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November 22, 2017
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November 15, 2017
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November 08, 2017
An early childhood educator demonstrates how to drive conversation and critical thinking among young students by asking open-ended questions during a classroom read-aloud.
November 01, 2017
Jessica Hegg, a dual language teacher at Banting Elementary in Waukesha, Wisc., engages her 5th grade class in an innovative lesson that helps students practice speaking and listening.
September 20, 2017
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August 30, 2017
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