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So, today I begin my blogging life. To be clear, I'm not new to blogging. I've been reading blogs for years, searching them for answers or info- Even, assigning them to students about literature. I have loved, laughed and learned from all of these over the years but I continued to resist creating my very own blog about my experiences and reflections as a middle school language arts teacher.
I've resisted for so many years for a few reasons. First- I told myself I wasn't…Continue
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"Holístico. Referido a las funciones cognitivas, es el procesamiento simultáneo de…
Added by Redes Uribe Ovilla on October 5, 2011 at 7:56pm — No Comments
Change is difficult for everyone. This year my school district launched a new website. It is user friendly and has a beautiful design--the one problem is that teachers are either afraid to use it, or convinced that parents aren't using it.
I will admit. I was intimidated at first. I thought about how many hours it would take to scan every assignment that I provide to my students. I questioned if my students would be the target for bullying if I put examples of our notes, or…Continue
Added by Colleen DiBuono on October 5, 2011 at 5:44pm — No Comments
Greetings all -- I work with the HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media & Learning Competition, and wanted to invite members of the Educator's PLN community to join in the Badges for Lifelong Learning conversation currently going on in the learning community.
This year, we're running the Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition in partnership with the Mozilla Foundation and their…Continue
Added by Sheryl Grant on October 5, 2011 at 2:02pm — No Comments
We've already covered alliteration, hyperbole and personification. And today, we bring you allusion, with examples from hip-hop, literature, history and more!
We love when students and teachers share their examples in the comments.
Added by Flocabulary on October 5, 2011 at 11:56am — No Comments
I went and saw the documentary, American Teacher, on Friday night. The movie profiles several teachers across the country in their quest to survive in their chosen career. Every teacher faces the challenges of long hours, minimal…Continue
Added by Mary Rice-Boothe on October 2, 2011 at 6:39pm — No Comments
A friend of mine was observed the other day. Her students were creating mini-books about the selection they read in the anthology. Little stapled books, a square for the picture, and lines for the journal entry they were creating, based on the story they…Continue
Added by Lisa Mims on October 2, 2011 at 3:22pm — No Comments
http://join.me allows you to share your screen online, and conference call with as many as 250 people for FREE. There is even a free join.me viewer for the iPad that will let you join the conference call through the internet.
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