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Classroom Redesign 101

The start of 2016 allowed me a great opportunity as I was starting in a new class space. I had decided early on that I wasn’t going to set up the class space for my students as I believe strongly in the “Third Teacher” principle. 254 more words

My Great Aunt Rose

I’m not sure why, but lately I’ve been thinking quite a bit about my Great Aunt Rose.

Aunt Rose was my grandfather’s sister.  Along with their mother Carrie, they crossed the Atlantic Ocean from England in a ship named the Germanic in 1889.   883 more words


How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Learning

Want to read the book How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Learning but you don’t have time? Read a book review of How Learning Works… 14 more words


Recovering from Christmas chaos... 1 month on

So the chaos that was Christmas has been over for a little while even though it still feels like yesterday and quite frankly I don’t think I’ve fully recovered. 294 more words


Tech Tip: Newsela- A Great Nonfiction Resource

Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that’s always relevant: daily news. It’s easy and amazing.

Newsela provides quality, student-appropriate news articles daily.  

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Are You Trying Too Hard?

Do you ever feel like the way to get better results is to try harder? Here’s a story that might give you reason to rethink that approach. 944 more words

Develop Your Leadership

Books for Every Child: The Global Book Fund

Penelope Bender, Learning Team Lead, USAID’s Office of Education (@penelopebender, @USAIDEducation)

Despite the education sector’s longstanding call of “Education For All,”children in many countries are not learning to read and cannot read to learn. 923 more words