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Higher level thinking test questions: understanding and teaching

Books, Books, Books.  They were, and still are to be found in my home: magazines, journals, posters too.  Like the internet, books are connected, with ideas referencing backward through time.  510 more words


Rooster's Off to See the World- Activities

Rooster’s Off to See the World by Eric Carle is a second-grade reading level book.  It is a wonderful read aloud to younger kids, especially when read with other Eric Carle favorites.   317 more words


Learning A-Z

There are a few curriculum-related items that I have been wanting to write about, but I have not had much time and I wanted to be sure to do them justice because they are really great products.  1,237 more words

Reflection - P3

P3-Practice standards-based assessment. Teacher candidates use standards-based assessment that is systematically analyzed using multiple formative, summative, and self-assessment strategies to monitor and improve instruction (1). Standards-based assessments are a useful tool in education. 370 more words


Where In The World: How One Class Used Google Maps to Explore the Vanishing Cultures Series

Throughout April, we are exploring how Jan Reynolds’ Vanishing Cultures series can be used in the classroom to teach about the environment, geo-literacy, global citizenship, and nonfiction. 1,047 more words


Evaluating a reading intervention (secondary)

UEL’s MA in Education enables students, who are generally practising teachers, to carry out an extended research project in their workplace. The following study was recently undertaken by Colin Douglas, Head of Year 9 at Oaks Park High School, for his dissertation. 457 more words