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The Emerging Inquiry Model

Another great article — Heather Phillips (2009), Emerging Inquiry: Using Nonfiction to Guide Student Research from Social Studies and the Young Learner, 22(1) p. 23-26.  I selected this article to read as I believed it would be helpful to me in teaching my psychology classes, and I was right — it was excellent! 327 more words

insight Top 10 Tips: Reading

Students often find it difficult to engage with reading and writing instruction and practice, particularly when large, intimidating texts are involved. This is the first in our series of… 1,032 more words


Halina from Poland reblogged this on Halina's Blog and commented:

As Krashen said, “Reading is good for you…Reading is the only way we become good readers, develop a good writing style, an adequate vocabulary, advanced grammar and the only way we become good spellers.” (1993:23)

Collaborative Learning

We’ve been focusing on creating expert groups of students that can then go on to teach vital skills to those who need the extra boost. 200 more words

Professional Learning Teams

Now We Are One: Reflections on @TeachAldenham #Nurture1415

This blog, TeachAldenham celebrated it’s first birthday in November 2014.
As a group we have achieved and learned a lot, so it makes sense to celebrate that alongside the #Nurture1415 reflections blogs. 100 more words


Reading: Make it DRAMATIC!

Take advantage of sound possibilities as you read with children. Pump up the drama in your voice to make the words exciting. Children will imitate your example.   839 more words

Arts Integration

NASA Learning Resources for Educators

I may be biased because of my previous experiences with them but I would thoroughly recommend the NASA website for Educators as the source of some tremendous ideas, links and resources. 8 more words