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Andrea Spillett
Andrea Spillett helps you put theory into practice. Get weekly teaching ideas and activities that support English Language Learners from a teacher with more than 13 years of experience in diverse school districts.

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Ruth Manna
Get answers to your most pressing teaching problems. Ruth Manna, classroom teacher of 20 years, provides you with quick and personalized answers to your most frequently asked questions.
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Jeremy  Brunaccioni

Through lessons, tips, and daily blog musings, this Massachusetts-based teacher shows you how he combines art appreciation, music, movement, drama, environmental studies, community service learning projects, and an appreciation of picture book design to make learning fun and active.

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Jill White

This marks Jill's 10th year of teaching in Tennessee schools. Get an up-close look at the unique environment she creates for her Gifted & Talented students and discover ways you can implement her creative, hands-on techniques in your own classroom.

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Marissa Ochoa

Marissa's "Team 16" welcomes you to be part of their daily learning activities. Download lessons and try the fun, student-focused techniques created by this District Teacher of the Year, who was also a top ten finalist for San Diego County Teacher of the Year.

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Kechia Williams

As a 6th-grade language arts/reading teacher in South Carolina, Kechia is dedicated to building her students intellectually, mentally, and emotionally. See how she injects enthusiasm and rigor into her teaching plans, giving them 110% and expecting the same in return.

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Kechia Williams

A READ 180 teacher at a New York City school, Nicole strives to capitalize on technology to help her students succeed. Among her lessons, tips, and weekly reflections, you'll find practical ideas for integrating technology into your everyday teaching plans.

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