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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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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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Share the Love of Reading in March

March is full of celebrations of reading, particularly those that encourage us to share our love of reading with others. It's National Reading Month, kicking off with Dr. Seuss' birthday and NEA's Read Across America Day. At Curriculum Pathways, we're celebrating reading every day—developing literacy and early reading skills is

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Summer Teacher Institute 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 7, 2019, at 11:59 pm EST. We at Curriculum Pathways are excited to announce the fourth Teacher Institute (June 19-August 9)! The application is open and ready for your submission. The deadline for applications is April 7, 2019, at 11:59 pm EST. We always say "in-service teachers are our number-one source for

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What's New for May 2018

Spring brings warmer weather, blooming flowers, and new resources from Curriculum Pathways! Don't miss these exciting lessons and updates. Writing Reviser Our April release features dramatic new enhancements to Writing Reviser. To improve the sentence economy section, Writing Reviser now highlights expletives—words or phrases (e.g., "There are...") that often gum

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2018 Summer Teacher Institute

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED! Due: April 9th, 2018, at 11:59 pm EST. We at Curriculum Pathways are excited to announce the third Teacher Institute (June 18-August 10)! The application is open and ready for your submission. The deadline for applications is March 30th, 2018, at 11:59 pm EST April 9th, 2018, at 11:59 pm EST. We always say

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Medal with these Engaging Sports-themed Lessons

Tap into student interest in athletic competitions with these sports themed lessons. Creating and Annotating Maps Our Interactive Atlas (also available in Spanish) is a great tool for project-based learning. Using our map and annotation tools, students demonstrate mastery of content while engaging their research and writing skills. Consider the following sports related activities:

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What's New for February 2018

Hello 2018! We're off to a busy start -- working on exciting new features and tools, including the following updates: Data Analysis and Science Data Depot, our repository of clean, ready-to-use data sets, is a user favorite. Did you know that several datasets include lessons as well? Analyzing Commercial Fishing Catches takes

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What's New for December 2017

Happy Holidays! Just as we're sure you are, we've been busy this holiday season. Browse below to see our new lessons and resources for December 2017. We also added a new asynchronous online professional development course—just in time for winter break! English Language Arts The Harlem Voices of Langston Hughes'

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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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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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