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Teacher<p>BA Elementary Ed, 1999<p>A New Adventure<p>Beginning Teacher Support Provider, 2006<p>Second Grade Teacher, JSUSD, 1999<p>MA, Curriculum and Instruction, …

Ten ways to Ditch that Reading Log

When you read for pleasure do you record the date and pages read on a worksheet? How does this activity make reading more enjoyable?<p>On this relaxing …

Renee White (@RaRaPenguin) | Twitter

Pinned Tweet<p>It takes a bit of bravery to be creative. #<b>WednesdayWisdom</b>pic.twitter.com/TNB8XMcrCD<p>7 replies 143 retweets 265 …

100 Free Plug-and-Play 3D Printers Will Go to Schools

3D Printers<p>New Matter will give away 300 3D printers to schools over the next three months in conjunction with the widespread release of its …

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Celebrating African Americans: The Arts

Handsomely illustrated and eloquently told, these recent picture book biographies provide insightful introductions to noteworthy African Americans …

Reading Picture Books With Children: An Interview with Megan Dowd Lambert | Professional Shelf

There’s something magical about picture book time and the bond it creates between storyteller and listener. As parents, librarians, and teachers …

May the Facts Be with You | Mind-Boggling Stats, Marvels, and Daredevil Feats

Some of the most desirable titles in any library collection serving children or teens are the colorful record books, gaming almanacs, and browsable …

Making School Hands On Exciting Again!

I teach math and science to 48 third graders.<p>These donations could do much for my students.<p>Materials<p>Cost<p>Quantity<p>Total<p>littleBits Electronics cloudBit …

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Roald Dahl’s Miss Honey Social Justice Award

The school librarian must be a personal member of AASL.<p>The librarian has made a significant effort to teach the concept of social justice in …

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12

Lady Liberty as Inspiration

Hooch Learning Studio Midyear Report 2015

Hooch Learning Studio<p>Fall 2015 Semester Report<p>We have enjoyed our partnerships for learning with teachers in English, Social Studies, Art, Career …

Kyle's Spelling Activity - Teacher Tech

My friend Kyle asked me to code a way for his son to practice spelling words. Clearly the answer is always a spreadsheet. Enter spelling words onto …

Spelling

Daily Starters

Scholastic Daily Starters are short language arts and math questions, plus fun facts and teachable moments, packaged together in one easy-to-use page …

Google CS First ignites interest in computer science

I am always looking for ways to inspire my students — especially middle school girls — to grow their knowledge and skills in STEM subjects, …

Steelcase Education Launches 2016 Active Learning Center Grant

Grants<p>The company will award up to 15 schools with a new active learning classroom valued at $62,000.<p>Steelcase's Active Learning Classroom 4<p>Schools …

Simple Number, Complex Impact: How Many Words Has A Child Heard?

In Courtney Banks' apartment in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood, Michelle Saenz opens a laptop.<p>Banks' youngest child, 18-month-old son, Rasean Wright, squirms and flops on his mother's lap.<p>He's why Saenz is here: to help Banks talk to her son, to build the little boy's brain.<p>She is part of a project …

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What do Students Lose by Being Perfect? Valuable Failure

In the first pages of <i>Being Wrong</i>, Kathryn Schulz writes, “In our collective imagination, error is associated not just with shame and stupidity but …

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The Limitations of Teaching ‘Grit’ in the Classroom

“We are asking students to change a belief system without changing the situation around them.”<p>The first time I heard a preschooler explaining a classmate’s disruptive behavior, I was surprised at how adult her 4-year-old voice sounded.<p>Her classmate “doesn’t know how to sit still and listen,” she …

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Enacting the ACTS of Reading

If we know nothing else about reading, we know that the way to become good at reading is to read. A lot. Volume is important. And because reading is …

AASL Conference - Webster Elementary Librarian ROAD TRIP!

Through the generous support of our district and Monroe #1 BOCES, we attended the 2015 AASL National Conference. This padlet shares our key learning. …

Great Ideas Posters and More | Texas Library Association

TLA Annual Conference Great Ideas Posters and More<p><b>Texas Librarians: Perfect Your Game</b> by presentingyour innovative ideas in the form of Poster …

Lesson Plans

Lesson 1<p>Kindergarten<p>All Grades:<br>1. Go over lab rules and meet the teacher by watching this <br>PowerPoint: Computer Lab Expectations or <br>PowerPoint called …

School Resources

Could your school <b>fundraise just £234 a year to change a child’s life for good?</b> Develop a one-to-one relationship with a child from a different …