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Don't Tell, Don't Tell, Don't Tell

Originally published in the March 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

Don’t Tell, Don’t Tell, Don’t Tell

BY LIANE SHAW

We first meet Frederick in a police station where he is being questioned about the disappearance of his friend Angel, who has been missing for several days.

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Breakthrough

Originally published in the March 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

Breakthrough

BY JACK ANDRAKA

In 2012, American high school student Jack Andraka created an early-detection test for pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer that has the potential to be at least 400 times more effective than the medical standard, costing less than a nickel per use.

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Teaching Globally

Originally published in the March 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

Teaching Globally

EDITED BY KATHY G. SHORT, DEANNA DAY AND JEAN SCHROEDER

When exploring other cultures with our students, we often focus on food, fashion, folklore and festivals. This myopic approach can lead to a shallow understanding of other people and can deepen and entrench cultural stereotypes. Teaching Globally helps students look beyond the basics in other cultures as well as their own.

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P.L.A.N. for Better Learning

Originally published in the March 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

P.L.A.N. for Better Learning

BY KEVIN BIRD AND KIRK SAVAGE

Planning with thought and intent is the critical foundation of a classroom teacher’s day. Without it, lessons are splintered and without purpose.

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Lost & Found

Originally published in the March 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

Lost & Found

BY ROSS W. GREENE

Ross Greene believes that kids do well if they can. Based on this assumption, he applies his considerable professional understanding in how to solve problems with students whose behaviour is less than optimal.

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Frankencrayon

Originally published in the March 2017 issue of Professionally Speaking.

Frankencrayon

WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY MICHAEL HALL

Most of us are familiar with Frankenstein, but what about Frankencrayon? This creative tale draws on the popularity of Mary Shelley’s classic with an educational twist.

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