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TLA 2017 San Antonio, TX

Ever since I visited as a child, I’ve been enchanted by the exotic and yet quintessentially Texan beauty of San Antonio. This visit was no exception. 420 more words

Literacy

6 Minute Stories for 6 Year Olds

I was quite excited when I saw this book in the library catalogue, I placed a hold and awaited its arrival.   My nephew is turning 6 next month and I wanted to see if it would be something he would enjoy.   210 more words

Libraries

My Spanish Journey

If you were to tell my little 4th grade elementary school self that I would be able to learn a new language, then the response you would receive would be “No way. 1,563 more words

"Secondary Literacy Instruction Non-Negotiables"

I got this handout at a training several years ago, and it’s one of the very few that I’ve ever liked. I keep this with a handful of other useful such things for when I do lesson planning. 128 more words

Education

Using Video to Improve Instruction: Part 2 - #BLOG365 Day 207 @NBPTS #nbctstrong

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post entitled Using Video to Improve Instruction. At the time I had come across an old video of when I was doing an object-based lesson with students in my sixth grade world history class. 490 more words

#Blog365

Not Exactly a Walk in the PARCC

It’s been a while since my last post, mostly because my school schedule was inconsistent. We were on spring break for a week and then had two weeks of PARCC testing. 601 more words

Education

Day 25 NaPoWriMo: Exploring a Small, Defined Space

http://www.sheknows.com/entertainment/slideshow/3337/experts-books-about-magic/best-magical-books

Flat, portable, expansive and relieved of constraints of time,

Words become worlds to simple and academic minds,

All rage, delight, and means to pacify lie, with just a look, 14 more words

Poetry