Carolyn Townsend

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How 6 Gender-Nonconforming People Navigate the Very Gendered World of Beauty

On the elevator, a 5-year-old in pigtails pokes her head out from behind her mom's legs. "Are you a boy or are you a girl?" she asks April Mellas, cofounder of the first genderless shopping platform RiGIT (and full disclosure, my SO). The response is simple: "What do you <i>think</i> I am?" The little girl …

Non-binary

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

5 Tools Students Can Use to Create Alternative Book Reports

This afternoon someone emailed me asking for some suggestions for tools for creating book trailer videos. It has been two years since I last wrote …

Create Multimedia History Presentations With Digital Artifacts

The National Archives Experience Digital Vaults is one of the resources that I almost always share in my workshop on teaching history with technology …

Outside Oslo

It smelled like the neighborhood Scandinavian bakery in my home the other day, with the aromas of freshly baked cardamom buns and hot coffee brewed …

New 10-day festival to showcase best of Minnesota's winter

- A major new event will be heating up the Twin Cities this winter.<p>Plans were revealed on Thursday for The Great Northern, a 10-day festival that …

Musician answers door to find 'terribly lost' Garrison Keillor looking for help

Nick Hallett has been listening to Garrison Keillor since he was 8. He never expected to find the radio man himself at his doorstep in the Sonoran …

Garrison Keillor

A salty or sweet ‘Nutcracker’? Twin Cities have both kinds

In the month of December, you can’t swing a nutcracker without hitting a Twin Cities production of “The Nutcracker.”<p>The time-honored holiday classic, …

Neighborhood Eatery Gets A Surprising New Chef

The little French-influenced restaurant in a quiet neighborhood in South Minneapolis has scored some mega-watt talent to lead it’s culinary staff. Jason DeRusha writes for <i>Minnesota Monthly</i>that the 2013 Food & Wine Best New Chef Jamie Malone will soon be cooking at this little gem.<p>Since she …

Dining Rooms

Burnsville photographer wins national recognition for fox photo

Benjamin Olson’s photo of a sleepy young fox received the wildlife award this year from Nature’s Best Photography.

10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom

Transforming teaching practices is a long, slow road. But increasingly schools and teachers experiencing success are sharing their ideas online and …

Play

<b>4. Easel.ly</b> is a fairly easy way to create an infographic, a visual depiction of information. The tool offers set themes that can be dragged onto a …

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

In my opinion, parents of every student in every school at every level should demand that all students be taught how to code. They need this skill …

7 Reading Readiness Apps for Special Needs Students

How can we use tech to support the special-needs population? Technology has been touted as a game changer for many reasons: personalization, pacing, …

Teaching

12 Ways to Nurture a Love of Reading

<b>2. Listen to audiobooks.</b> There are so many benefits we can glean from listening to audiobooks. We can set aside the mechanical skills we need to read …

Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Saturday<p>May2018<p>Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 06:30AM<p>I like to joke that I tend to fix things until they are permanently broken. Sadly, it's not <i>really</i> a …

Site of the Week | Great Websites for Kids

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2016

The 2016 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

Education Technology

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning.<p>Best Websites …

Practical Online Teacher Training

A community of educators to support you!<p>Individuals<p>Take professional development into your own hands. Learn what you want, when you want, wherever …

Education Technology

CJ Townsend (@CarolynTownse11) | Twitter

0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes<p><b>CJ Townsend</b> Retweeted<p>Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - 3 Tools for Creating Instructional …

Lesson Plan Book

<b>Searching the Lesson Plans (PDF format)</b><p>Use the binoculars to find a National Literacy Standard by entering the standard number followed by a decimal …

the teacher librarian in the 21st century

<b>“</b>If you have a choice between being right and being kind, choose kind,” spoken by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in R. J. Palacio’s seminal text, Wonder has not …

Teaching

The Mega List of Job Resources for Teachers

noreply@blogger.com (Julie Greller)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1920213628653854144.post-1808874757827297005Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:47:00 …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 5 Ways Students Can Find Free Images

When students are searching for images to use in their slide presentations, videos, or other multimedia projects it can be tempting to them to simply …

Ms. Kochel's Book Blog

Amal is a bright girl who loves school. In the beginning of the book her education is interrupted by the birth of a sibling--as the oldest girl in …