NPR Ed HOW LEARNING HAPPENS

Woodley Elementary third grade students write their names into newly donated dictionaries at the school. Eric J. Shelton/Hattiesburg American hide caption

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These books for daily, independent reading have been sorted by difficulty and labeled with letters. Popular writers, including Dahl and Rowling, get their own bins. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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