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Second Grade Math Warm-Ups: Week of February 1-5, 2016

This was finally a semi-normal week: we had 5 school days and no “extra” stuff to mess with the schedule.  It was also the first week in a long time that we had a math warm-up every morning, which means I have lots of problems to share! 160 more words


Bookmark Workshop

English Class pupils who attended the Family Multiliteracy Evening on Tuesday evening had so much fun making bookmarks at one of the workshops that they wanted to make more booksmarks. 41 more words

Education In Pori, Finland

Skating in the Schoolyard

What a treat it is to be able to put on ice skates and blade protectors and go right out onto the playground to ice skate during P.E: lesson! 64 more words

Education In Pori, Finland

Bee Keeping Beauties

All of my classes are currently making art that deals with North Carolina agriculture. Lots of people in our state keep bees and this lesson is a great way to tie art, science, social studies, and real life all into one beautiful project. 140 more words


Spelling Investigations

I have been doing spelling differently than others for while.  Even when I used to do spelling tests every week, the way the words were chosen was a little different than what is typical (personalized to each kiddo, often from their writing or frequently misspelled words that mattered to them).  1,081 more words


Math is everywhere

Math Math Math!

First and second grade students can now enrich their math practice with the subscription based website, IXL.

IXL allows students to build their math skills through interactive, grade leveled questions. 65 more words

Tech Tidbits

Dyslexia and my shame

Our girl began the year reading at a beginning of kindergarten level.  Her writing was illegible, due both to how she wrote her letters and how she spelled (or didn’t spell) words.   466 more words