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Name a Good Book Thursday

Which books have influenced your life?

October 27, 2016 · 7 Comments

Schools Need to Include More Visual-Based Learning

Originally posted on User Generated Education:
When asked what my first language is, I often answer, “visual.” I think in images, prefer to be taught through images, and like to…

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Digital Device Use in the Classroom

Over the weekend, I came across a blog post that grabbed my attention. Blogger Paul Branwell asked what might be a provocative question for many schools actively using technology within … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

A New Arrival for Dr. Seuss

One of the first books that I ever read was by Dr. Seuss. I have always enjoyed the whimsical world that he created; so much so I bet I have read each of his … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Does Kindle Unlimited Mean for the Classroom?

Jeff Bezos and Amazon have done it again. Friday, July 18th was the official launch of Bezos’ latest creation – Kindle Unlimited. The launch of Kindle Unlimited is the talk of the … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

10 Questions to Get Kids Thinking Deeper About Books

What do you need to drive a great discussion; to get your students to think more deeply about books? I believe the key to deeper thinking about books lies in … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Reading Challenge for Preschoolers

I discovered a news story today that I could not wait to share. The Louisville Free Public Library with support from the Louisville Library Foundation and the Community Foundation of Louisville … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another Look at the Writing Process

Teaching has absolutely changed since I was a child. And, how we teach writing has changed drastically due in large part to major advances in technology.  According to Beth Holland’s … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stop the Free-Fall: Why is Literacy Education Important?

Why is literacy education so important to the future success of billions of young children? It is important because after 3rd grade, the likelihood that a student who is below … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Read This Now! Creative Technology

Each week, I’d like to use principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I am wrestling with.  In this week’s Read This Now! entry, I would like to share an … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment