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All About Me Texts

We had an amazing literacy class yesterday. We (Clare and Lydia) along with the student teachers in our P/J and J/I literacy courses shared our… 154 more words


Inspiration: Learning By Doing

The article, American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn’t Exist, by David Edwards, provides some incredibly important perspectives for educators to consider: 257 more words

Ways To Learn

Multimedia digital books: Forward Thinking

Teaching the Language Arts: Forward Thinking in Today’s Classrooms by Elizabeth Dobler, Denise Johnson and Thomas DeVere Wolsey. Published by Inkling

  When I received a copy of… 272 more words

Digital Tools

The PhD roller coaster and finding the focus

After a while, I am back on my background chapter. I had started my methodology chapter and seemed OK, but there were some issues with the coherence of the topic, so I had to go back to the beginning to clarify what my research is about. 349 more words

Loop input: A valuable training strategy

First off, I want to thank Tessa Woodward for the idea of loop input. She introduced the concept in a 1986 article in The Teacher Trainer journal and articulated it again in her 1991 book, … 836 more words

Professional Development

Teacher collegiality: A priority in education

Teachers and Teacher Educators alike, I (Yiola) hope you have had a good start to the academic school year. By this time a productive learning environment is in the works, students are settling into routines and relationships and all wheels are in motion. 416 more words


Classroom Interactions: from post-grad to middle school

My career changed direction a bit in the last year. I went from training post-grad English teachers in Korea, to teaching middle school in Vietnam. Having little experience in the middle school classroom, I was quite worried that the methodology I had spent eight years with would leave me useless in a class full of 12 and 13 year-olds. 79 more words