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  • Introducing the Wisconsin Sports Leadership Summit

    The first annual Wisconsin Sports Leadership Summit invites those who are interested in coaching together for two days of learning about “master teaching” in the context of sport.

  • Greater Madison Writing Project Celebrates 10 Years

    After 10 years of writing programs, a milestone anniversary celebration will showcase different teacher projects.

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    Drum Power on Wisconsin Life

    PLACE’s own Arts Director, Dr. Yorel Lashley, was profiled on the January 1st episode of Wisconsin Life on Wisconsin Public Television. In the feature, Dr. Lashley spoke of his journey to learn African Drumming and …

  • Our New Brand FAQ

    Why we changed our name and our look.

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    Reading Books and Discussing Gender Equity

    "Students must have a safe place, which includes a trusting relationship with their teacher, to discuss gender equity" - teacher discussing the importance of discussions

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    Facilitating 4th Grade Peer Feedback on Mathematics

    A fourth grade teacher shares their experience facilitating student's peer feedback on mathematics. Discover how students improved their mathematical conversations with the peer feedback facilitation.

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    Connecting Student Thinking to Content through Number Talks

    It’s the connections students have with their thinking, other’s thinking, to the content we are working on, to the math basic facts. I have found there are so many benefits to doing Number Talks" - 5th grade teacher sharing their research on number talks.

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