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Postcards for Charlottesville

One of the activities on our (very long) to-do list for the first week of school was writing Postcards for Charlottesville through the #DearYoungPerson campaign with our new third-graders. 587 more words

Classroom Ideas

Gagne's Instructional Sequence for Podcast Learning Module

The following instructional design strategy is based on Gagné’s (1985) nine events of instruction in which he provided a format for designing effective training by correlating internal cognitive processes with that of external instructional activities. 394 more words

Teaching Tips

Power Lesson

Hydroelectricity? Sixth grade? English class?

Yes, indeed. In fact, before the day I observed her 6th grade class, my colleague, Melanie Quinlisk, had guided her students through the process of writing an argumentative paper about that very topic: Hydroelectricity. 586 more words

English Language Arts

Elements of Cooperative Learning and Their Application to Distance Ed

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According to Wikipedia, the cooperative learning theory has been around since the 1930s and discussed by researchers from diverse fields such as philosophy and psychology. 718 more words

Teaching Tips

Wouldn’t It Be Amazing If Every Book Had a Map In It?

I am often asked how I work with students when reading controversial texts. The controversy, for me, isn’t whether the book is on this year’s list of “most challenged books,” it’s how to create a personal connection between the events in the book and the students’ personal lives. 686 more words


Together through the highs and Lowes

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Sport News And Galleries

Teaching the Global Goals with Nasreen's Secret School

Literature has not always played a huge role in my life. As a kid, I was a voracious reader—I read anything I could get my hands on. 698 more words

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