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6th grade World Cultures utilized @MackinVIA digital resources to discover information about the Ottoman Empire and Battle of Gallipoli #cisdlib #westfam ... @mrstucker_west @MrsHolmes_cmsw @msfeemstweets


Vooks Is Now Available Inside the Multiple-Award-Winning MackinVIA! 📚

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This 91-year-old professor went viral because of this picture, as he embraced virtual teaching so his students wouldn’t miss a beat. 🥺

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"How Should Schools Support New Teachers Right Now?" Via @ASCD

3 takeaways:
1) Be patient with teachers (and students)
2) Remember that teachers (and ... students) have gotten used to the virtual classroom
3) Set up well-rounded support systems

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