The 4th Grade team shares the story of their two-year journey with text based planning. They discuss the evolution in their planning and instructional approach (developing themes, linking texts, text-dependent questioning), the integration of...More
Overview Our role as educators is to support each other towards accomplishing educational equity. Asking and answering the question “why does equitable instruction in math/literacy and all content areas matter to me/my students?” is...More
Overview Our vision for equitable instruction in literacy centers on maximizing the use of a highly-aligned curriculum so that all students are provided with: ongoing, coherent learning experiences that build knowledge of words and the world to...More
Overview The COVID-19 pandemic led to some dramatic shifts in the way educators teach and learn. At ANet, we are learning alongside you with the hope of being able to talk more precisely about how different elements of virtual instruction can...More
Overview Below you will find a full compilation of ANet’s public blog posts, including our Lessons from the Field and Leader and Teacher Spotlight Blogs. Browse each section to find relevant articles and ideas to spark new ideas or...More
Objectives: Calibrate on root causes of being a not-yet proficient reader in the upper grades Begin to understand how to provide foundational skills supports for not yet proficient students in service of building access to grade-level,...More
Overview In partnership with Understood, this virtual learning module (the second in a series of two), explores cognitive load. Cognitive load is a concept that helps us understand how our brains process new learning and information. Through this...More
Overview In partnership with Understood, this virtual learning module (the first in a series to be released in 20-21), provides a primer on how to approach the way we support students with Learning and Thinking Differences (LTD),...More
Overview Milestones is a free online collection of videos aimed at helping parents understand grade-level expectations in grades K-12. Milestone videos show students demonstrating what success looks like in reading, writing and math, grade by grade...More

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