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Relationship with others / old diary

I have no idea what people would think of me, really. I know that not all people like me, cause well I don’t even like myself sometimes. 1,000 more words


Monitoring Comprehension- Introduction for Readers

When we introduce a new thinking strategy to students, it’s important do it in a non-reading way. Using concrete visuals, movies, songs, or experiences to show students how to use the strategy allows them the chance to build schema for it before applying it to reading and other content areas. 813 more words


Fall Flooding update for Floyd County

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – A state of emergency has been declared in Floyd County.

The county’s emergency management agency says over 11 inches of rain has fallen through Thursday evening and the Cedar River is expected to crest at more than 11 feet over flood stage at 8 pm on Friday. 106 more words


Books Worth Teaching: Some Kind of Happiness

As an English teacher, I often feel pressure to conform to teaching the standard literature. However, more and more our students are becoming removed from the books we read when we were kids. 715 more words



I love DonorsChoose.org. I’ve had several projects funded through them, and I just had another project fully funded last night! I was excited to tell my students about it funding today and that we’ve got seven more active core chairs for our classroom on the way. 29 more words

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Magazine Sales are going strong!

Orders are rolling in but we still need more help to make our first major fundraiser a success! Your student should have already created their online store for easy sharing with friends and family. 195 more words

The Boy, a Movie Review

by Adriana (spoilers included)

The Boy is a terrible movie. It is about a boy named Brahms who dies mysteriously and his spirit takes over a doll. 269 more words

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