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Renaissance Blog

Shareable tips and insightful thoughts on K–12 education from Renaissance teams and educational leaders from Australia and around the world.

January 14, 2019

4 quick tips to build connections with students through reading

By:  Christina Ostrander, Fourth-Grade Teacher, USA “The positive teacher-student relationship is thus important not so much because this is worthwhile in itself, but because it helps build […]
January 7, 2019
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6 summer reads for educators

By: Gene Kerns, EdD, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Renaissance USA   There’s nothing quite like reading a great book on a warm summer day—whether […]
January 7, 2019

How do you involve parents in their students’ reading practice?

By: Ken Stoflet, Communications Specialist, Renaissance USA How do you involve parents in their students’ reading practice? The answer might not be so simple. We asked […]
January 7, 2019

Interwoven: Achievement in reading, science, and maths

By: Team Renaissance USA Struggles in science? Low maths scores? Maybe your students need more reading practice. At first, “reading practice” may seem an odd answer to […]
January 7, 2019

6 more minutes: Struggling readers, reading practice, and growth

By: Team Renaissance USA What are the differences between a student who starts and ends the school year as a struggling reader, and a student who starts […]
December 3, 2018

Sneaky ways that can help parents conquer the dreaded summer slide

By: Kim Hall, myOn Renaissance USA It’s time to talk about the infamous Summer Slide. Ouch! This isn’t the old, rusty metal playground equipment that burns […]
December 2, 2018

Resources to help struggling readers

By: Team Renaissance USA Go from gap to growth—Because struggling readers can’t wait Struggling readers can’t wait—they need to get on the path to literacy success […]
October 30, 2018

(Almost) perfect heroes and the science of learning

By: Jan Bryan, EdD, Vice President, National Education Officer, Renaissance USA   (Almost) perfect heroes Although Hercules would disagree, Achilles is widely considered the closest thing to a […]
October 30, 2018

Reading suggestions for educators this summer

By: Team Renaissance USA Summer provides a nice—and much needed—break. It also provides a chance to catch up on some reading (in between visits to the beach […]