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New adventures with Theme BoxEd

Periodically there comes a really great idea that needs some backing. New ventures, new ideas, and new materials are exciting to see and be a part of. 400 more words


The Black Beetle: A Review

Hey, everyone! Time for that review I promised of Dark Horse’s, Eisner Award nominated, The Black Beetle, a fantastic book by Francesco Francavilla that’s not about a dark-skinned friend of George Harrison’s. 558 more words

Great Children's Picture Books

Earlier in the week, for some unknown reason, I was googling picture books I remember loving as a child. Anybody who knows me extremely well knows that the happiest days of my life (so far) were in primary school. 386 more words


7 Great ICT for Education Initiatives

During the past two years I’ve been working on a literacy project (Open Space Literacy, a joint initiative by Plan, SOS and Nethope) for early grade pupils in Kenyan public schools . 454 more words


"Summertime at WMRECC and the Livin' is Easy"

With only two weeks left, it’s hard to believe that our time with the kids is almost over for the summer! We’ve had so much fun during our time together. 574 more words


Breathing Anchor Charts

I finally had a chance to try an idea this summer during our literacy summer school and wanted to quickly share before the new year. We use anchor charts all the time – math, reading, writing, etc… Like everyone else, anchor charts are great because we build them together as a class and it anchors important concepts or strategies on a chart for students to use as a resource. 323 more words

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