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Our Class Blog is Live! A Call for #commentsforkids

My students have been blogging now for about 2 1/2 months and we finally decided to go PUBLIC. We’ve been writing reviews, bucket lists, poems, stories and working on commenting. 47 more words

In The Classroom

State to post high school graduation rates, prelim grades Thursday

The state’s Department of Education will release 2014 high school graduation rates and preliminary grades for high schools tomorrow, the department announced in an email Wednesday afternoon. 14 more words


You’ve deconstructed the Common Core State Standards. Now what?

Dr. Vicky Tusken is a 26-year veteran of the classroom. She is Secondary Curriculum Coordinator for the Dekalb Community Unit School District, in DeKalb, Illinois, and serves as the… 689 more words

Teacher Education

Speke, Parrot

This morning I am attending my son’s nativity play.

This has its pluses. The nativity play is an unmistakable sign of a school winding down. As a child, you know you are close when you are singing… 382 more words

In The Classroom

Ashley Gets Crafty - Classroom Christmas Decorations

One of my favourite parts of working in a school is getting to do arts and crafts and call it work. Throughout December, I’ve been decorating the English classroom with paper snowflakes, covering the cabinets and windows in them. 88 more words


Computer problems plague PBC school day

The district’s computers experienced intermittent, district-wide issues throughout Tuesday’s  school day, spokeswoman Kathy Burstein confirmed. The problems began at 7:50 a.m. and were resolved by 2:15 p.m. 140 more words