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Writing Living Wide-Awakeness: Wide-Awake Lesson Plans

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My writing journey continues. I write about writing because I know how valuable reading and learning from other writers’ processes is for me. I write about writing to document my process (lessons learned, successes, challenges, progress, and milestones, for example.) I write about writing because reflecting on my process makes me a better writer. In December, I decided to focus …

Evidence for Education: Social Skills and Academic Achievement

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Maria, a young girl with learning disabilities (LD), has struggled with peer interactions all her life. She avoids social situations, preferring to work and play on her own. This has begun to seriously affect her classwork, especially how she participates in group projects and pair work, and it’s limiting her opportunities to learn from others and share her own knowledge and …