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I Speak for Mother Earth

Today was Arbor Day so we finished up our activities on sustainability and taking care of the environment.  We watched the modern version of The Lorax movie and wrote letters to mother earth.   11 more words

Kindergarten

11 Times I Became A More Complex Organism

1. The time a fertilized egg split into two identical cells inside my mother.

2. The time I realized those interesting wiggling things were attached to me and that I was the one making them wiggle. 194 more words

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14 Ways to Model Literacy

As we all know so well, children don’t just learn the lessons we plan to teach them. They learn by what we model for them. So if we want kids to be capable readers and writers, we have to do more than help them learn to read and write. 1,175 more words

Homeschooling

Ridiculously Simple Single-Sheet-of-Paper Books

posted by Beret

Here’s a little book I loved to make with my students. We used them for quick book reports and biographies, for poems, and as tiny sketchbooks or journals. 306 more words

Art

Education and Technology: Notes on my Trip to Buenos-Aires

MY TRIP

IBERTIC (Instituto Iberoamericano de TIC in Education) invited me in Buenos Aires for a series of conferences and consultations during the week of 13th to 17th of april 2015. 878 more words

Collective Intelligence

26. SBT2... commence!!!

So yes, my final placement has begun and even though we had an Inset day on the first day, GOODNESS me the four days with the children in have literally thrown me in head first even though this week is meant to be my observation week. 1,139 more words

Literacy