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Muchas Pruebas!

Muchas Pruebas – Many Tests!

Well, well, well . . . your fifth grader has been working incredibly hard on our standardized testing this week!  Holy cow . 744 more words

Conversation Starters

Video: A Flipped-Workshop Mini Lesson

I’ve shared the idea of “flipped” mini lessons in a previous blog post and on Choice Literacy. It’s completely changed my classroom for the better. 262 more words

Tech Integration

Successful Five Week Teacher Training Program

Mariano Da Silva, The Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools Project Officer, has recently sent back his report on the successful 5 week “Compact Teacher Training Program” which we ran in conjunction with The Learning Resource Development Centre from Dili. 109 more words

Capacity Building


The last topic we’re covering in Math 3 will be critical points, which I’m extending to include maxima, minima, zeros, and asymptotes. We’ve already talked about zeros, and the students are all familiar with graphing polynomials based on their zeros. 546 more words


Teacher Training Program at Loi-Huno

Peter Cannon recently received a cheque for $7,447 from the students at The Geelong College. Led by the Middle School SRC team they raised funds to support the schools in Viqueque, particularly their primary partner school Loi-Huno. 49 more words


Literacy Tools

by Felicia Truman, corps member serving at Gossler Park Elementary School

Every student is a reader. This is not to say that every student has walked into the classrooms I serve in with a love of reading, but I believe that every student has the potential to become a reader. 734 more words