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Why aren't reading strategies taught more often?

As a young reader, I was totally confused.  If you are interested you can read about my reading issues in a past blog.  But more importantly and on topic for today, my comprehension only turned a corner once I slowly came to realize that if I could picture the story in my head, I understood the book or short story much better!  1,093 more words

Middle School

Stress x Stress = Survival mode : MY MIDDLE SCHOOL EXPERIMENT, WHAT I LEARNED, PART 4

The everyday stress of teaching students in the throes of beginning adolescence adds up over a while.

AND

The everyday stress of living in poverty (which was about 90 percent of my students) adds up over a while. 643 more words

Education

Not if I can disrespect you first! : My Middle School Experiment, What I Learned, Part 3

How often do you often run into disrespect?

And how do you feel when you do run into disrespect? How do you act?

Our principal at my middle school this last semester wisely emphasized… 1,596 more words

Philosophic

JA of Georgia Capstone Reaches Major Milestone

Original Article

On May 20th, 2016, JA of Georgia’s 100,000th capstone student, Edith from Chapel Hill Middle school in DeKalb County, passed through the doors of the JA Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center. 197 more words

Volunteers

Making Changes To Science At OC

What do teachers want in their classroom?

  • Motivated students
  • Engagement
  • Teamwork
  • Independence
  • Time to spend with selected students
  • Success for all students

How can we get that when: 209 more words

Teaching & Learning

Why teach middle school?

Why I choose to be a middle school math teacher.

In my third year as a middle school teacher, I have days that beg me to question why I ever chose to become a middle school teacher. 651 more words

Middle School

Beat the Summer Slump with Online Tutoring

With online tutoring your child can stay
sharp all summer long and even pick up new skills. This will help keep them
ready for the challenges of the new school year. 575 more words

Kids