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Preserving the Past to Protect the Future

SPI continues to add the stories of holocaust survivors to our collection.  Many who agree to be recorded travel widely, speaking at schools and public gatherings – so that we never forget. 222 more words

In The Classroom

Setting Up

Here are a few photos of some classroom displays that I set up (with the help of teaching partner) last week in my new classroom. I will wait to comment on whether they suit my students needs as I will only be meeting my students for the first time tomorrow. 14 more words

Ideas And Inspiration

Here We Go Again

How do you restart something that had never been turned off? -Veronica Rossi, Under the Never Sky

It doesn’t matter how long I have taught, I always have trouble adjusting expectations with a new class. 314 more words

Ipads In Kindergarten

My bag of tricks

Today I’ve decided to open my bag of tricks, which is a small bag I used to take to my lessons when I taught at a language institute. 756 more words

Lexis

Dave Ruch: The Largest Online Gathering of K-5 Classrooms

Dave Ruch is a dedicated and talented performer and teacher artist from Buffalo, NY. However, geography is a non-issue if you’d like to have Dave entertain and educate the students in your classroom. 213 more words

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Crowd Control

All teachers occasionally teach to a tough crowd – group dynamics are one of the great unknowns in a language classroom, almost impossible to predict – but I have never really had any disciplinary problems to deal with. 323 more words

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Parkinson's Law

Parkinson’s Law states that work will increase to fill the time allotted to it.

This is not always a bad thing. Every morning after first break students at the school spend half an hour or so doing a little preparation for the lesson that follows. 432 more words

In The Classroom