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This week...

in art we have distilled the key patterns, colours and shapes of our mood boards into an oil pastel image that we will use in our Tamara Madden inspired portraits: … 33 more words


Manipulative Information

“Media manipulation currently shapes everything you read, hear and watch online. Everything.

There are many ways in which information can be manipulated. Manipulation of information on the Internet is related to how the information is shaped; “violent” uses of techniques on the Internet to manipulate users (via e-mails or “violent” advertising.) 1,170 more words

Media And Information Literacy

Idea 201: The '2 Minute Check', Simple Idea to Encourage Children to Start Writing Immediately

This is a simple idea to motivate your children to start writing immediately, mentioned to me by a colleague just the other day (hi Dave!). 359 more words


Milk Mustaches, Mice and Morning Storytime: APS Celebrates Pre-K Week!

This week I wore mouse ears, and I LOVED it!

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” is the book being read in pre-kindergarten classrooms throughout the state this week, including in Atlanta Public Schools, as our early learners participate in Georgia Pre-K Week. 392 more words

Awesome Schools

How to Build a Flying Machine

This is an example of a non-fiction text map by Monika in Beech class. Today the children were using this approach to help them learn how to orally tell the text to other children in their class.


Christians in the Dark Ages Didn't Choose Ignorance

It’s easy for modern-day Christians to sneer at believers in early medieval times.

After all, the folk did not question Saint Augustine’s teachings that babies who died unbaptized would be damned but receive the lightest of punishments. 289 more words

Middle Ages

Family Creative Learning—September 30!

At the Intersection of Joy and Learning

A grape stem, a carrot, a metal jar lid and a ballerina sprite, a floating ghost sprite accompanied by classical music, a selfie & a sprite, a sprite falling through the black hole—what do these have to do with creativity & learning? 179 more words