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Teaching Beyond the Classroom

  One of the best things about 21st century instruction is the ability of the classroom teacher to “extend learning beyond the classroom.” As someone who understands the value of technology, … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Building Math Fluency Using Technology

  Many teachers deal with the same recurring question each year – how to effectively integrate technology into the classroom? With so many mobile devices to choose from, it is easy … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happy 3.14159265358979323846264 Day!: 7 Classroom Resources for Learning Pi|Edutopia

On Friday, March 14 – Students around the country will spend the day exploring the amazing world of Pi. As teachers in every grade level plan their activities, I’d like … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fun Math

A little humor goes a very long way in our profession. Stay focus and have fun!  tlb Source Source

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scaffolding Learning

Learning is a process enhanced by resources.  tlb Source Source

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Courage

The story of young Ruby Bridges serves as a powerful lesson in courage and determination. Check out these resources to learn more about Ruby’s journey in New Orleans in 1960. tlb … Continue reading

March 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Cool Flowchart to Teach Students How to Cite and Credit Images ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Let’s face it, students have more access to online resources than ever before; thus, the conversation about how best to cite and credit images is becoming even more imperative. The … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 5 Comments

Dangers of Focusing Solely on Grading

Originally posted on WJPS Blazer: voice of the students:
by Markella Giannakopoulos, staff reporter Focusing on grades has become a big part of students lives influencing their education as well…

February 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

Unrealistic Expectations: Does ADHD Medication Make a Lasting Difference to Academic Achievement?

Schools have been working with children with symptoms of hyperactivity for decades; however, the management of hyperactivity (particularly ADHD) has changed drastically especially when it comes to the treatment of symptoms. … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Scary Headlines Concerning Kindergarten Readiness

Last week, the Washington Post featured a story that should cause every educator and parent some concern. Deputy superintendent of public instruction, Rob Saxton, and the early learning system director … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 2 Comments