Each month, The Core Collaborative (TCC) highlights some of the fantastic work happening in our learning network. Keep scrolling for October news!

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News: Welcome Brian Roy!

Our TCC Team grew in September, with the addition of Brian Roy as our new Executive Director of Learning Partnerships. We are so excited that Brian has officially joined our Core Collaborative Family, and know our learning network will benefit from his talents! If you are, too, send Brian an email to congratulate him personally.

Read the announcement on LinkedIn

Tip of the Month: Exercises to Boost Visual Processing in Reading

Visual Processing and Visual Memory used in literacy and math, and are crucial to develop the area of the brain that helps in quickly remembering shapes, symbols, and words. Learn about one student’s path to success and discover two exercises you can use with your students.

Read Amber Lamprecht’s article

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EmpowerED Learners: Why don’t we talk to learners about being learners?

In the world of education, we often forget to share critical ideas and outcomes with students about being learners. It’s time we demystified what it means to be an effective learner.

Read Kara Vandas’ post

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IncludED Spotlight: Help English Learners Comprehend Text by Making Connections

Students must be taught explicitly how to use those experiences to help them make connections to the text. ELA instructor Rachel Syrja shares a few techniques in her blog post.

Check out Rachel Syrja’s article