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Lego Literacy

Kids naturally love to build and play with Legos, creating the perfect time to build some of their early literacy skills.

While, I just used plain masking tape and a black marker to write letters and words, you can use printed words as well or even a label maker to create your own word or alphabet blocks. 235 more words

Weekly Themes

A Gift from Arnie

Arnie was very thankful for all of the work I was doing for him. He and Barb used to arrive at my doorstep with gifts all the time. 62 more words

Arnie Stewart

Sorting out words.

We have been learning about sentence structure and today we had a pile of words that we had to sort. Was it a noun, adjective, adverb or verb? 32 more words

Sentence Structure

Operation Christmas Child

Class 8 children have filled their boxes with some lovely gifts.


Facebook Before Facebook: Tagging in Antiquity

This is a guest blog by Sarah E. Bond, ancient historian in the Classics Department at the University of Iowa. The post highlights the link between media in the past and in our own digital world, a theme that is frequently addressed here.  1,153 more words


Learn em' how to read n'rite good

On November 6,7, 8 (2014) I had the opportunity of attending Reading and Writing Through Inquiry, a category 3 IB PYP Workshop hosted by the Western Academy of Beijing (China) and led by… 1,400 more words

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