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Sandra McConnell
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I teach. What is your superpower?
I teach. What is your superpower?

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Random thought for the day
This is what drives me every day! Thanks @place_s ❤ https://t.co/G8LgftCZs9 — Sandra McConnell (@sandramc59) March 3, 2017

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Show What You know
This week,  Katrina Schwartz wrote a great blog piece  on the uses of Educreations , and other interactive whiteboard type apps,  in the classroom. She notes that  Replay Note ,  ScreenChomp ,  ShowMe ,  DoodleCast Pro ,  Knowmia ,  Explain Everything  and ...

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It's the beginning of a new year, a time for looking back and a time for crystal ball gazing. On twitter +Vicki Davis,  suggested:  Write a 2012 year in review about what you've done, where you've been, and the joys of the year. Take time to remember . In h...

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For the last several years, my co-teacher, +sheila monger  and I have been using +Twitter  with my fourth and fifth grade students. It provides and authentic writing experience with practice in succinctly capturing a main idea or essence. We encourage their...

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The Grateful Heart in the Classroom
My colleague and friend, Sheila Monger  and I talk a lot about gratitude. After a particularly rough couple of years teaching, she and I would daily remind each other of our mantra to Choose Gratitude . When teachers get caught up in the problems it is easy...

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a post about adult literacy

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When Mommy Can't Read
Let me start with a story - it will connect to the topic, I promise. This fall, my niece was married in Jamaica. I was fortunate to join in the family festivities, and spent a few days relaxing in the south coast for a few days after the wedding. Like I do ...

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Know and Show
Our kids are working on a Know & Show project. We brainstormed all of the things we learned this year. Then talked about what, of those things, did we learn well enough to be able to show others. They have all mostly chosen a topic and played with story boa...

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Accessories
Those who know me know what a huge support my husband has been though everything, but in this case, through my journey in this, my encore career. The iPad Academy is no exception.  I told him recently I wanted my kids to make movies with the iPad but it is ...
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