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Teacher Talk podcast episode featuring Jessi Anderson
February 9, 2024

Episode 5: Teacher Talk with Jessi Anderson

Dive into this educational podcast discussing the significance of science education, integrating AI in classrooms, and more!...
Podcast cover for Episode 3 of 'Lessons Learned, Teacher Talk with Monica Washington'.
December 12, 2023

Episode 3: Teacher Talk with Monica Washington

Join BetterLesson Director of Solution Design for a "Teacher Talk" with 2014 Texas Teacher of the Year and 2023 National Teacher Hall of Fame Inductee Monica Washington. In this episode, they talk about the best (and worst) advice they received as teachers, what the first day of teaching felt like, as well as favorite strategies to use on those low-energy days. ...
Lessons Learned Episode 2 podcast focusing on student mental health
October 30, 2023

Episode 2: Student Mental Health

October is Mental Health Awareness Month, so we are going to dive in to a conversation on student mental health. We hope you will walk away with some tips and strategies for ways you can improve your campus culture, increase personal connections, and affect student mental health in a positive way....
Lessons Learned Episode 1 podcast discussing the Reading Wars
BetterLesson October 30, 2023

Episode 1: The Reading Wars

Join BetterLesson CEO Matt Kennard and guests Jenna Keaney and Alaina Mackell discuss balanced literacy, Lucy Calkins, state reading legislation, the Science of Reading, and the best ways to make a shift in your reading curriculum....
Webinar on mental health strategies for students
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 | 1:00pm EST

Resilient Schools: Strategies for Improving Student Mental Health

Join our panel of experts as we discuss strategies to improve the well-being of the students in your schools and classrooms....
Two students engaged in conversation, representing the blog post on the Science of Reading
Nikki Alvarez August 25, 2023

Not Just Phonics: Creating Lifelong Learners with the Science of Reading

Uncover the influence of the Science of Reading in education and bridge the gap between theory and practice to creating lifelong learners....
Blog Post
Tuesday, August 29, 2023 | 4:00pm EST

Building Strong Readers: Bridging Research and Practice with the Science of Reading

Learn how the Science of Reading empowers educators to make evidence-based instructional choices that positively impact student learning and contribute to building a literate society....
Leah V. Herzog, M.Ed. June 12, 2023

Using KWL (Know-Wonder-Learned) Strategies to Support Student-Centered Text Study in Jewish Day Schools

One of the most prevalent challenges for Jewish Studies teachers is teaching texts. Using the KWL strategy as an instructional framework, together with elements of Tiered Vocabulary, have proven effective....
Blog Post
Meirav Kravetz June 12, 2023

The Power of Personalized Learning Using Student-Centered Strategies in Jewish Day Schools

Personalized Learning and one-on-one Coaching can be hugely influential in the success of Jewish Day Schools....
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