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NEW Junior Great Books K–1 Program

We’re proud to announce the release of a new interactive read-aloud program for kindergarten and first grade! Download the Sample Lesson Plans booklet so you can see firsthand how this balanced literacy program will teach your students to listen, wonder, and share.

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Great Books Connections

The Amazing Benefits of Video Coaching

After working with teachers and schools for 18 years, I’ve had extensive experience coaching teachers in their classrooms. So it came as somewhat of a surprise to find that video coaching provided me with a whole new set of tools to support teachers—in particular, the ability to watch and review teachers’ videos allowed both of us to reflect more deeply on specific moments of instruction.
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Inquiry-Based Teaching Implemented at Seton Catholic High School

Seton Catholic High School, in Chandler, Arizona is implementing Shared Inquiry to be used in the school's English Language Arts Classrooms for the coming 2017-2018 school year. Under direction of Principal Victor Serna, and Assistant Principal David Sorkin, the school embarked on training their ELA staff in Junior Great Books, and Shared Inquiry on July 27th. The staff will be providing Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning through English Literature to their students in Grades 9-12.
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