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Active Processing in Action

What does it look like to ask very young students to actively process their learning?

The students below are in 1st Grade. They have selected words that were pasted around the room and are… 48 more words

21st Century

A Happy Place of Learning

“Kids who fall in love with life are sure to succeed” – Dr. Eric Knost

Dr. Eric Knost could not have said it better except I believe kids who fall in love with life succeed.

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Caring For Our Teachers



I have the best job in the world. Unfortunately, according to a new Gallup report of educators featured on usnews.com, many educators do not share this sentiment. 92 more words

Elementary School Children Visit the American Heritage Center

The AHC had a great time on March 7 hosting grades K-6 from Carbon County School District #2.  The Oregon Trail was the featured topic.  All of the students, teachers and parent chaperones were treated to a tour to begin their visit, thanks to reference archivist John Waggener and Simpson Institute archivist Leslie Waggener.  500 more words

K-12 Education

"Mural de La Amistad"

Realidades Chapter 4 “¿Cómo te llevas con los demas?” covers friendships, relationships, conflicts, and resolution. As an in-class project I had my students work in groups of 3-4 to create a mural that reflects all of their ideas of what friendship means. 68 more words

'College and career ready' students should be reading at a 1450 Lexile

Paige Jaeger, Coordinator of School Library Services for WSWHE BOCEs in New York, offers the basics of Lexiles 101, including how they fit into Common Core Standards. 316 more words

K-12 Education