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Charles and Emma

Heiligman, D. (2009). Charles and Emma: the Darwin’s leap of faith. New York: Henry Holt and Company. p.268

Charles Darwin is known as the Father of Evolutionary Theory. 166 more words

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The Columbus Day Controversy and Seattle's Response

There has long been a controversy over the celebration of Columbus Day, much of which can be summed humorously but poignantly up in these memes: 492 more words

Reading Rainbow

This week, I decided to try implementing a new reading technique.  Students at my school are 2-3 grade levels behind in their reading comprehension, especially in informational text.   188 more words


Flipping the Classroom ... with note-taking

Flipping the Classroom … with note-taking

by Christine Schepeler

Notes in science can be very scaffolded.  In 7th grade we start the year off with very basic note taking skills: copying down notes from a PowerPoint, guided notes with fill-in-the-blank, Cornell notes, etc.  748 more words


It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 9/29/14

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 652 more words


Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward

Bibliographic Information:

Ward, Jennifer. Mama Built a Little Nest. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2014. Print.

Plot Description: This picture book features rhymes paired with informational text describing a selection of birds and their diverse nesting behaviors, including the materials they are composed of and places they are found in nature.  310 more words

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Find the Evidence Template

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