I chose to stray just a little from this week’s topic because my feelings towards books usually stay fairly similar from when I read them and as time passes. 131 more words
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a photograph by Sonja Bingen
U.S. educational policy today emphasizes “informational text” and performing well on standardized tests based upon a “common core” of knowledge. The academics, businesspeople, and politicians who insist upon such nonsense have clearly forgotten what learning is all about. 155 more words
According to Times Newspaper, Russian unofficial structures send refugees to Europe through borders.
During 2 first month of 2016, January and February, about 800 asylum seekers crossed the border between Russia and Finland. And then in March and April only up to 10 refugees crossed the Russian-Finnish border. 167 more words
A cute emergent reader that includes some great artwork. It would work great for an Ocean, Summer or End of the Year Unit. It can help you introduce various ocean creatures through informational text and even has an additional sheet that allows your students to apply the knowledge they’ve learned (with both easy and more advanced directions options). 78 more words