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At a staff meeting last week, the school secretary went around getting signatures for pay-stubs - fairly standard practice. However when she got to me she had a little something extra… tenure. 

 

In my last blog post, I created a weblist page of links for Rainy Day Math Games. This blog post is all about Rainy Day Reading Games.

 

When I choose summer reading games and activities, I look for games and activities you may have to provide some support the first time...

What fun! I was supposed to be working, but as I was researching for this blog post, I ended up having fun! I bet your students will say the same thing....

 

Check out the fabulous website ABCya, full of interactive activities for grade Kindergarten to fifth grade...

My recent travels abroad have made me question what affect today’s pop music, constantly streaming into kids’ ears through their iPods, is having on our students.

 

While in Argentina, the young man helping us at the hotel smile and began singing along when a new song came on...

ELL Lesson Plans

 

With the increasing numbers of English language learners (ELLs) in regular education classrooms, it is important to balance practicing a new skill or new knowledge with differentiated assignments to fit ELL students’ readiness.

 

When students...

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