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Elementary Educators K-8

Welcome Primary Educators! Teaching students from ages 5 to 14 requires loads of subjects to cover and loads of resources to share. Join this group to reflect about your classes and brainstorm ideas for improvement.

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Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With Your Kids

Started by Dorothy Hastings. Last reply by Dorothy Hastings Mar 9, 2016. 2 Replies

Here are given some fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your kids - …Continue

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Early Music Education

Started by Christoph Joerg. Last reply by Jessica Owens Dec 13, 2014. 2 Replies

Hello everyone.My name is Christoph Joerg,I am a music and English teacher in china. I would like to use this discussion board to share ideas about music education.Continue

World Maths Day is coming!

Started by Catina Haugen. Last reply by Jessica Owens Nov 8, 2014. 1 Reply

World Maths Day is this amazing opportunity for students to get involved with students all around the globe, compete via some friendly math games and get great math facts practice.  March 1st is the…Continue

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What are you beliefs about your ability to deliver effective instruction while operating under school reform?

Started by Teresa Conley Jun 16, 2014. 0 Replies

Hello,I am looking for people interested in expressing their beliefs about their ability to successfully influence studentlearning while meeting accountability mandates of the Federal and State…Continue

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Comment by Stacy Bodin on October 20, 2009 at 7:07pm
I am a retired teacher of 26 years. Taught 2nd grade a quarter of a century (makes sound really old right?) BUT true...

Taught 1st grade one year, but 2nd was my true teaching niche'. Loved it and did a lot of technology with them my last few years!

I stayed active in my district after retirement with ed tech.

I told a group of new teachers in August that "if you go into teaching for the right reasons, you die a teacher at heart!: I will always consider myself a teacher!

Nice to meet all of you (or see the ones I already know!)

Stacy
Comment by charles herzog on October 20, 2009 at 6:30pm
I teach 6th grade. This is my 15th year teaching. I've taught everything between grades 2-6. I look forward to sharing ideas, resources, Pearl Jam thoughts, etc.
Comment by steph westwood on October 20, 2009 at 4:34pm
I teach Year 1/2 and am looking forward to sharing with other like minded teachers. I have taught everything form Kindergarten to year 5. I like Mrs Dern am from Australia as well.
Comment by Shelly Terrell on October 20, 2009 at 5:55am
I started teaching 4 to 10 year-olds 2 years ago when I moved to Germany. I teach English, but noticed right away that the same things that work for elementary help out much more than my language teaching training! Literally the kids climbed walls the first day I taught them! I detail this experience in this post about how I came to use cooperative learning lessons.
Comment by Jessica Owens on October 20, 2009 at 12:19am
It's a pleasure to meet the both of you.
Mrs Dem, I look forward to hearing about your first year experiences! I'm continually learn new things every day.
Comment by Mrs Dem on October 19, 2009 at 10:40pm
I'm a brand new K-6 teacher from Australia. I'm sure I will have many questions to ask and resources to share over the coming months.
 

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