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Spelling City

Please have your child visit Spelling City to study for our test each unit. It is a fun way to practice spelling words. Units 1-4 are available now.  16 more words


Flocabulary: Hip Hop Based Educational Website Overview

In this video I cover the basics of the Hip Hop Based educational website flocabulary.com. This website is very engaging to students in various subject matters, and also has a current events section called the week in rap. 26 more words


Use Google Docs to Inspire Writing Stories

Thanks to the inspirations of a recent family holiday at the shore this creative writing project was born. It is a writing activity which uses summer vacation photographs to jumpstart the writing process. 130 more words

Ed Tech

Mini-Lesson: Choosing a Speech Topic

Hello friends,

The Speech class I am co-teaching right now is structured so the students get three weeks to work on three speeches, two of which they will present.   370 more words


Teaching Theme

I have survived my first week of school for the year, and actually, things are going quite well. I like my classes. I love the new way that I’m running things (more posts on that later). 178 more words


New School New Life Finding the Right School Environment for You

“When a flower doesn’t bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.”

ahh the simplicity of what nature teaches us… right Emily?

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Exploring 7th Grade

I have a class called 7th Grade Explore. I’m not sure as to what we are supposed to be exploring yet, but I have found that… 311 more words

First Year Teacher