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Write On: @coleman_matt Examines #Amercian #Education

My Write On collaborator, Francis Sparks, took on the interviewer role this time to chat with Matt Coleman, author of the mystery Juggling Kittens and a man with over 16 years experience in the public education field.  21 more words

Posts & Observations

Finding Wonders by Jeannine Atkins

Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins (InfoSoup)

This compelling verse novel tells the story of three girls who grew up to be women who made their own personal mark on science. 317 more words

Book Reviews

The disappearing TA

After the first two days I began to notice something interesting. During our resource time (students go to a resource class each day for 90 minutes) my TA would disappear. 277 more words

My very first day

My first day was not a typical first day. Let me begin at the start. I saw an advert for a 1st/2nd grade teacher at a charter school and decided to apply. 376 more words

A few minutes in first grade

I have been suffering from severe writer’s block as of late. I have nothing to say. But a trip to first grade on yesterday seems worthy of at least a few words. 554 more words


Why Won't You Go to Just for New Teachers This Year?

So you just got a flyer for the MTA’s Just For New Teachers Conference on November 19 hosted by the New Member Committee. Now what? Why won’t you go?! 488 more words

[good reads] mama + papa + me

At school, we’ve been learning about Latino Heritage Month. This year, I decided that the best way to approach this unit of study was to find some great literature from the library and focus on those books during our read aloud times. 124 more words