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Effective Strategies to Making the Most of the End of the School Year
     It's that time of year once again. That time when we realize we have almost made it to the finish line. That time when we begin to feel the exhaustion from a year full of learning, laughing, caring, and maybe even some crying. The time when some of us ...
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Have you Heard of "Get Epic" Yet??
      I love finding new resources, especially when they are reading resources. This summer I found a new book site called "Get Epic". This is a fantastic site where educators may sign up for free. There are books for ages 2-12, so there is quite the variet...
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My Wonder Wall
We are on a nonfiction unit and learning how to form questions as we read. To help encourage student questioning (and make it somewhat kinesthetic), I decided to create a "Wonder Wall". Essentially a wonder wall is a compilation of student questions (derive...
We are on a nonfiction unit and learning how to form questions as we read. To help encourage student questioning (and make it somewhat kinesthetic), I decided to create a "Wonder Wall". Essentially a wonder wall is a compilat...
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Class Meetings: How I Started
      In the past I was not very consistent with how I managed my class meetings. I conducted them very irregularly. Essentially, I would conduct class meetings as issues came up. This meant that we had no real routine, day or set time that we would hold cl...
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The Power of Assessments
      I am really focused on assessments as I think about this upcoming school year. The idea of assessments and how we use them has been one of interest for me for quite some time. What are assessments? For whom do they serve? How should we use them? The a...
     I am really focused on assessments as I think about this upcoming school year. The idea of assessments and how we use them has been one of interest for me for quite some time. What are assessments? For whom do they serve...
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iPads for Intervention
      As I have already mentioned in my blog, my grade-level team was granted iPads for this coming school year. Our challenge is to use it to enhance both teaching and learning. This challenge has been ever-present in my mind this summer. Now that the new ...
     As I have already mentioned in my blog, my grade-level team was granted iPads for this coming school year. Our challenge is to use it to enhance both teaching and learning. This challenge has been ever-present in my mind...
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Using Essential Questions to Teach the Wee Wittle Ones
                                                         It is commonly thought that our little guys can't handle essential questions. They are too young. They are too immature. Wrong, wrong, wrong! Since taking a course in Understanding by Design I have be...
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My Wonder Wall
We are on a nonfiction unit and learning how to form questions as we read. To help encourage student questioning (and make it somewhat kinesthetic), I decided to create a "Wonder Wall". Essentially a wonder wall is a compilat...
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My new blog post on class meetings.
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Creating a Positive Classroom Climate
      I have been interested in building a positive classroom climate since I first started teaching. My interest originally started because the school districts around me served a challenging student population. Though life would prove to take a very diffe...
     I have been interested in building a positive classroom climate since I first started teaching. My interest originally started because the school districts around me served a challenging student population. Though life w...
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Active Research on Character Education in the Classroom
This sumer I took a MOOC course on teaching character strengths in the classroom. I also participated in a Facebook group that corresponded with the course. As a group we decided we really want to continue our group and continue to learn more about how to i...
This sumer I took a MOOC course on teaching character strengths in the classroom. I also participated in a Facebook group that corresponded with the course. As a group we decided we really want to continue our group and conti...
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Hello! I am getting ready to purchase my first Chromebook and am wondering if anyone can recommend one? What would be the best Chromebook to purchase? I really like the HP 14 but have seen some mixed reviews. Any suggestions?
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