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Markeeta Roe
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Passionate educator, parent, wife & friend. Oh! And foodie... And reader... And...?
Passionate educator, parent, wife & friend. Oh! And foodie... And reader... And...?

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Some Choices Make Me Sad
Choices by Markeeta Roe   is licensed under a   Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License . This afternoon I helped one of my young people choose some learning tasks to keep him busy tomorrow while he's suspended.  I loathe suspension as a conc...
Some Choices Make Me Sad
Some Choices Make Me Sad
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Percy's Complication
To round out last year, my colleague and I cranked out a unit of learning based on Rick Riordan 's Percy Jackson The Lightning Thief . We covered a ridiculous amount of ground in the last couple of weeks, and the kids loved it.  Who am I kidding? I loved it...
Percy's Complication
Percy's Complication
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While We Teach, We Learn
Created on recite.com How often have you heard the phrase " the best way to really learn something is to teach it to someone else" or "to really check your understanding of something try teaching it to someone"?   An article that I've just read for one of m...
While We Teach, We Learn
While We Teach, We Learn
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My First GoAnimate Video
For one of my M.Ed topics I had to create a video that tells the story of the role of ICT in contemporary education.  Considering the time that went into this, I thought I'd share it here as well. I've already had it pointed out that even in this, an assign...
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Sharing My Reading Life
I don't know about you, but I can't remember a time when reading wasn't an integral part of my life.  It isn't something I do on the side or an 'added extra'; it's actually part of who I am.  So it was almost impossibly difficult, for me, to fathom a life t...
Sharing My Reading Life
Sharing My Reading Life
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Everything in Moderation
Post PD Reflection by Markeeta Roe is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License . Based on a work found  here . Our professional development day just ended. 17 minute ago. In fact, I'm actually still at the venue....
Everything in Moderation
Everything in Moderation
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Everything in Moderation
Post PD Reflection by Markeeta Roe is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License . Based on a work found  here . Our professional development day just ended. 17 minute ago. In fact, I'm actually still at the venue....
Everything in Moderation
Everything in Moderation
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I'm still hanging in...
If anybody ever suggests working full time whilst trying to study full time, the only correct response should be to laugh. Don't do it! I've been doing it for nearly two weeks and I'm insanely tired. Still reasonably productive, but overwhelmingly tired. *s...
I'm still hanging in...
I'm still hanging in...
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Primary & Secondary Sources
Something you often hear, these days, is that we want our students to think like a writer , or a   scientist , a  mathematician, or even a historian .  The goal is to have students learn the specific cognitive skills of each discipline and the metacognition...
Primary & Secondary Sources
Primary & Secondary Sources
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I'll be the judge of that...
All set and ready to go. Now we just need the negative team to turn up. #debating #adjudicator #teacheroffduty A photo posted by Markeeta Roe-Phillips (@markeetarp) on May 10, 2016 at 2:06am PDT Last night I made my debut as a debating adjudicator for Debat...
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