A look into the new reality of Arizona’s educators

A look into the new reality of Arizona’s educators

by Expect More Arizona

The arrival of COVID-19 and the resulting social distancing orders didn’t include a roadmap for teachers. Almost overnight, everything Arizona’s educators had planned for the week, month and possibly the remainder of the school year went out the window. But so many of these amazing professionals didn’t bat an eye – frankly they didn’t have …

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Advice for parents during school closures

Message for Parents and Families During School Closures

by Sally Datria, ELA Content Coach

Dear Parents, In these unsettling times it can be difficult to know what to do with your children to keep them learning and growing while they are out of school. As an educator and former homeschool mom, I want to offer some suggestions for you to make this easier on you and your children. First …

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Quarantine Advice from an Arizona Teacher of the Year

by Beth Maloney

If you’re anything like me, one minute you feel like you can live at home in quarantine forever. The next, you’re ready to leap out the front door. Here are some things to do to keep the kids (and you) from going quarantine-crazy and maintain a sense of normalcy during these strange times. Read. Reading …

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Parent and Community Resources for Arizona Families during COVID-19

by Expect More Arizona

Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus Learning Resources Resources for Teachers Community Resources Universities and Community Colleges Today Campaign Expect More Arizona’s staff will be working from home as much as possible in the next several weeks as we do our part to keep ourselves and others safe. We will leverage technology to remain available …

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Read Across America Day

National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day)

by Expect More Arizona

Each year, National Read Across America Day is celebrated on March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss. The annual event is part of Read Across America, an initiative on reading creative by the National Education Association. This motivational and awareness day calls all children and youth in every community across the United States to celebrate …

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