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Lucy Kosturko
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Lucy Kosturko is a curriculum development specialist and research scientist with Curriculum Pathways. She primarily develops and evaluates content for the team's suite of mobile applications. She joined the team in 2013 after earning a PhD in educational psychology from North Carolina State University. During her graduate work, she specialized in self-regulated learning, reading comprehension, and educational technology. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their dogs, Pig and Job.

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CodeSnaps: A New Way to Code!

Some people think that K-12 computer science requires a large budget, a classroom full of tablets and robots, and an experienced tech teacher. We are pleased to dispel those myths--and introduce you to CodeSnaps! CodeSnaps is a collaborative coding environment requiring only one iPad and one robot. The app takes

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Need Weekend Plans? Code with your Kids!

If you're reading this—from your phone, tablet, PC, etc.—you know that technology makes up a huge part of our daily lives. It's ubiquitous and transcends domains. Are you a musician? Fashionista? Artist? Doctor? Lawyer? Historian? Great! They all link to some component of computer science! That means being able to code will enrich your life

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Google Classroom Share Button

It's now easier than ever to share Curriculum Pathways in your Google Classroom: the Google Classroom share button! When logged into Curriculum Pathways with your Google account, you'll find several ways to share our resources: email, HTML code for embedding the resource, social media, and, now, Google Classroom. Our share button

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Elementary Spotlight: Math

Early math skills—such as number sense, number relations, pattern identification, estimation, and measurement—are the foundation for future math achievement. By mastering these basic concepts, young students can engage in more complex cognitive processing and develop higher-level math skills. Also, early math achievement has been linked to an increased likelihood to take

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Elementary Spotlight: Reading

In and around 3rd grade, students make a significant transition: rather than learning to read, they begin reading to learn. That transition has classroom implications as well: instead of teaching students how to read, we instead expect them to use their (assumed) reading skills to acquire new information on their own (e.g., reading

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Best of 2014

As we wrap up 2014, we take a look back at a fabulous year here at Curriculum Pathways. This year brought record registrations, skyrocketing student usage, and continued creativity in resource/app integration. Of our 1,250+ (free!) resources, here are this year's most loved. Top 3 Resources 1. Algebra 1. Explore video and

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#CSEdWeek in Review

Computer science is at the heart of our day-to-day operation here at Curriculum Pathways. So we understand the market demand for talented coders, data analysts, web developers, and the like. That's why, during the recent Computer Science Education Week, we were happy to volunteer our time at local schools and  lead

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