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The New KWL for the 21st Century

Is it time to update the KWL chart for student learning?

February 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

All Deserve a Path to Success

Helping children find a path to success.

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brain Power

This is why it is important to flex your brain muscles each day.

August 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Understanding the Learning Process

  Please remember that when children “learn too soon using a form other than the one they need” there can be grave damage to a child’s long-term academic and social emotional … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Planning: 3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners

Like you, I strive to provide differentiated instruction for all of my students. When asked how to plan for diverse learners, my best advice to new and aspiring teachers is … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Year of the Code | Edutopia

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills | Edutopia. During this year’s Computer Science Education Week (December 9-15) educators were asked to devote one hour to coding within the classroom. … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Movement is NOT a Reward

Movement is NOT a Reward. Boy was I excited when I discovered this post on twitter this morning. Educators have long understood the importance of movement as not only a … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Can Student Writing Improve Using Facebook?

Students’ Writing Improved Using Facebook? Can social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter help to improve writing or even better students’ interest in writing? I ask this question, not to … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Math Aptitude: Fact or Fiction

Math aptitude I cannot tell you how many conversations I’ve had over the years with parents who have told me that their child isn’t capable of doing math because he … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Classic Literature for Children

Starting with the Classics If you are searching for good literature for very young children then take a look at BabyLit and Cozy Classics. Early childhood educators have always loved and used … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment