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What IS Important to Elementary Kids

The Daily Five Tip of the Week had a wonderful cover story this week. In it, Lori Sabo writes about the lasting impact Joan Moser had on a former first grader, recent high school graduate. 175 more words

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Dissing Pinterest

In my studies this summer, I came across one education expert with an unusual proposition: that Pinterest has become one of the biggest dangers to the elementary classroom. 302 more words

SCHOOLS WE LIKE- STRAWBERRY VALE SCHOOL

Located on the outskirts of Victoria, Canada, the Strawberry Vale Elementary School by Patkau Architects is a quintessential modern northwest school, nestled among large rock outcroppings in an oak savanna, a microclimate particular to the area. 209 more words

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Education Update: 7/8/15

A Public PlayGarden for All in Seattle

With backing from the Seattle Department of Parks & Recreation, Seattle Children’s PlayGarden opened its doors to provide an all inclusive place for kids with different abilities to play and learn together. 467 more words

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The phantom cloakroom

When I was considering whether to include my own childhood school as one of a series of research visits to primary schools, I wondered how that might affect the research.  699 more words

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Interview with Fiona Maine

Fiona Maine’s career began as a primary teacher in Wiltshire specialising in Literacy and Language. She worked with VSO in Eritrea for two years to support the professional development of teachers and then returned to the UK as a Literacy Consultant. 3,722 more words

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Move it! Move it!

Ever stop to think how a high school student might feel sitting at his desk for hours on end? Not to mention that it’s usually on a hard seat! 332 more words

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