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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 23, 2017

Reading Goldmines

By: Margaret Allen, Strategic Education Manager, Renaissance UK I’ve long been an advocate of charity shops being an absolute goldmine when it comes to finding amazing […]
November 14, 2016

Don’t judge a book by its colour (band)

By: Julie King, Reading Support Teacher, UK Having taught in primary schools for over 20 years, Julie King has seen her fair share of early reading approaches and […]
August 12, 2014

Vygotsky and Gita explore the ZPD’s social side

By: Jan Bryan, EdD, Vice President, National Education Officer, Renaissance US I want to tell you about a person who has been described in many ways: […]
March 13, 2014
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New approaches in supporting struggling readers

By: Gene M. Kerns, PhD, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Renaissance USA In his work, Understanding Common Core State Standards, John Kendall cautions that under Common […]
February 27, 2014
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Catch kids before they fall

By: Laurie Borkon, Vice President of Government Affairs, Renaissance USA I believe that education is the only way to social justice. That belief led me to […]