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How the Fear of Math Prevented Me from Teaching High School English

When I was hired at McLane High School, back at the end of 2017, administration placed me in a SPED math classroom, even though I came to them with a B.A. 1,135 more words


Alberta government meets with agriculture sector about school curriculum

The province continues its work to redesign the kindergarten to Grade 12 curriculum.

On Saturday, the education and agriculture ministers sat down with representatives from Alberta’s agriculture and forestry sector to gather feedback. 159 more words


How to Engage & Frustrate Your Students

Have you tried out the Checks Lab from Understanding Evolution? This is an activity that I have been using for several years now. It’s one of my favorites! 644 more words

In Class Activities

Meet Your Cubelets Units

My students are fascinated with Cubelets.  It would be easy to just dump the box of Cubelets on the floor and walk away for 45 minutes because they would use all of that time to explore.  180 more words


This Gorgeous Classroom Was Assembled in 4 Hours for Just $200K

Designed by MB Architecture–an architectural firm based in New York–the 960-square-foot media lab is made up of four recycled shipping containers. It follows the overall design as the company’s Container Studio and Insta House.  34 more words


Review of "The Titanic: Lost...and Found"

This post is a review of the book The Titanic: Lost and Found (Step-Into-Reading, Step 4) by Judy Donnelly (pp. 48).

The Summary

This text covers the classic story of the sinking of the Titanic in the early part of the 20th century. 378 more words

Book Reviews

2018 State of Education at a Glance

Check out an easy to read info graphic put together by PSBA (Pennsylvania School Boards Association).

Click here to see the info graphic.

Click here to read the entire report.

Source: PSBA, April 2018