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Made it to third base and eyeing the home run!

Made it to third base and eyeing the home run in December!

In this third module of the course I’m taking, Integrating Information and Computer Technology (IICT) in instruction, a number of issues surfaced as I was engaging in the topics.

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Technology Integration

Understanding Student-Directed Investigation


I have arrived at the end of Larson and Keiper’s book, “Instructional Strategies for Middle and Secondary Social Studies: Methods, Assessment, and Classroom Management.” Honestly, the ending of this book just means it’s beginning of my personal teaching journey. 457 more words

EDU 6171: Focused Observation-POGIL Cooperative Learning Reflection

Last Wednesday in class, we participated in a POGIL example activity for writing essential questions for Understanding By Design plans. In general, POGIL activities are guided group activities that have students work though processing information, thinking critically, solving problems, communication, and teamwork in a content-based area. 453 more words

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The Debate Continues: Why Parents are Freaking Out About Common Core Math

The Common Core debate – I wish I could say the anxiety and (to some degree) fear that many parents and educators feel concerning the Common Core was waning. 89 more words

Yesterday's Observations

Yesterday, I spent a portion of my day visiting three of our elementary schools and our high school. I didn’t get to speak with too many of our staff members, only because I don’t like to bother them while they are working. 845 more words

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Key research findings about Differentiated Instruction

A model of differentiation like Carol Ann Tomlinson’s (click here for more information) contains numerous instructional strategies which may be employed independently or in concert and in many possible combinations. 276 more words


before vs. after

The time change has wreaked havoc with my sleep system. Waking early, I used the extra time this morning to develop a few conflict cards — improvisation tools for students to use in class today. 523 more words