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Happy New Year! I know this sounds crazy, but I really do celebrate the new year in August.  This new year has been full of ups and downs, but over all it has been great.   142 more words

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Practicum Entry #3

Day 1:

Once again today, my teacher handed me the Social Studies book and asked me to teach the lesson from it. This gives me a few hours to prepare what I will do with the students when we get back from lunch. 2,270 more words

Classroom Management


Satrapi, M. (2003). Persepolis: the story of a childhood. New York: Pantheon. p.153.

Marjane was a young girl growing up in Iran during the revolution. She struggles with all of the new rules thrust upon her during this time. 168 more words

Book Review

Zombies Everywhere!

Ever since I heard about #TLAP (Teach Like A Pirate), by Dave Burgess, I’ve been thinking. What can I do to capture my students’ attention on day 1? 222 more words


Pets in the Classroom ~ What's Your Educated Opinion?

Join the Great Debate:  Should we have pets in our classrooms?

Offer Your Opinion:  Share your opinion on this poll prior to researching the matter further. 461 more words

Persuasive Writing

2015 Rebecca Caudill Roundup: Bomb by Steve Sheinkin

For the past couple of months, WGN America has been blasting TV viewers with previews of its newest series, Manhattan, a drama set in a secret New Mexico town in 1943, the time of the Manhattan project. 401 more words


"The president has been shot"

Swanson, J. (2013). “The president has been shot”. New York: Scholastic Press. p. 274.

In November 1963, an event occurred that changed many American lives. The president of the United States of America was shot as he rode in a limousine on his way to a luncheon in Dallas, Texas. 177 more words

Book Review