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Going to be honest,

I am amazed that you still get jealous,

And I get envious too.

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Beneath The Stars

Don't trash our future

This week we welcomed the wonderful folks from GLOBAL ACTION PLAN

My learners and I had the absolute pleasure of welcoming the team at Global Action Plan… 369 more words

Sunspotter in the Classroom

There has never been a better time to help scientists understand the mysteries of the sun. Sunspotter has been steadily making progress classifying images of sunspots for more than a year, and with this week being the first “Sunspotter Citizen Science Challenge”, it is an ideal opportunity to make yourself acquainted with (or revisit) … 1,020 more words


Modelling the digestive system, the messy way

This is a great (messy!) activity for modelling the digestive system, that the students will love.

You will need per group (2-3 students):


BlogHoppin, #TeacherWeek15, Day 4

Hello  blogging-hoppers.  Welcome to day 4 of # TeacherWeek15

My sanity saver in my classroom is colors.  I love colors!  In addition to brightening our room, they also serve as an organizational technique. 241 more words


We are 21st Century Learners and 21st Century Teachers, what is it that we can do and provide?


a multicultural quilt...

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Reading today about multiliteracies, technology and teaching culturally diverse students. The following quote resonated with me:

McCarthey and Dressman (2000) imagine future classrooms as a “multicultural quilt created from diverse experiences and backgrounds of children and teachers, stitched together by their contacts with one another within the seams of schools” with the image of the quilt breaking down the hierarchy and “the rhizomatic spread of innovative literacy experience” (p.548)

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