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Aggiorniamoci (Let's catch up)

So… I realise that I’ve been missing in action for over 2 months now… time’s been flying past so fast that I’ve hardly had time to think about what’s (or more likely where I’m going) for tea, let alone sit down and write about my travels. 160 more words

Describing in colour

Revisiting descriptive writing as students mature is essential.  Childish phrases and thinking are abandoned – but what replaces them?

Here is some of the work we have been doing on descriptive writing this term. 52 more words

Creative Writing

Why Schools Need to Pay Attention to English Learners' Cultures

Learning is most successful when it is connected to learners’ background knowledge.  Culture is a huge part of such background knowledge.  What can schools do to capitalize on this powerful component?   17 more words

*culturally Responsive School

The Power of a Young Mind

I know, I know, it’s been a while.

I have been itching to write, and while I’ve been considerably less stressed (see: May), I haven’t had a lot of time to sit down and blog. 375 more words

Classroom Clips

Homework for the Week of 05/26/15

English Language Arts (Mr. Cordova):

  1. Complete 15 minutes of ELA on mobymax.com
  2. Complete EOG Practice 03 on Tuesday, May 26th.
  3. ELA EOG on Monday, June 1st.
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Social Studies

An Eye On Our Natural and Technological Environment

We have now watched the four mini documentaries on using technology to positively impact our current environment.  Now I would like you to research, further, a technology that is or will benefit our environment and our future. 101 more words


ELT Resources: Free Download

Please click on the file name to download the workbooks. If the file does not start to automatically download, copy the URL and paste it into the address line of your browser. 105 more words