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Martin Luther King Jr. – I have a Dream!

Re-blogged from Jan. 2013. These are excellent resources for the classroom.

Today we  honor an American who devoted his life’s work to ensuring equality for all people. 372 more words


April is National Poetry Month

Poems are like messages in a bottle sent out with little hope of finding a recipient. Those of us who find and read poems become their unknown addresses.

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A Welcoming Classroom

I hope you have all had a successful start to the new school year. I have! You may have noticed that I have been so busy having fun at school that I have neglected my blog posts. 462 more words


Back to School - The Dilemma

It is now August. For those of you teaching in traditional schools, you are inevitably thinking about the new school year. Even if you are trying to avoid it, the Back to School sale ads on television and in the paper must have attracted your attention. 273 more words


Journals and Digital Photographs - Powerful Teaching Tools

During the past week, I had an opportunity to talk with and spend time with two outstanding experts on the field of education. My visiting experts are 10 and 12 years old. 529 more words


How do you talk to your students?

Yesterday I took part in a discussion with faculty as part of a Collaborative Self-Study of Linguistic Diversity. As a member of this study, I have had wonderful opportunities to reflect, grow professionally, and learn from colleagues during this past semester. 394 more words


Pinterest - A Tool for Educators!

During the last year, I have invested time and energy to fully embrace social media as a tool for teachers and learners. A few months ago I signed up for a Pinterest account, but hadn’t really worked on it too much. 177 more words