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Everything Has a Sound

Every subject taught in a classroom is musical. Yes, music is not just stringed instruments, or woodwinds, or percussion. Unless student textbooks are all blank pages, words abound—ones that possess sound, and even rhythm. 289 more words

Pleasure In Learning

Student Engagement: A Review of Resources

Engagement – often defined as “the extent to which students actively engage by thinking, talking, and interacting with the content of a course, the other students in the course, and the instructor” (Dixson, 2015) – is a critical factor influencing student retention and persistence not only in online learning environments but also face-to-face courses. 583 more words

Teaching Strategies

Teaching Strategy: Coding Text

Every once in awhile, I’ll write about a teaching strategy as a way of reflecting on my practice. This is the first of those entries. 637 more words


Start your day off well!

As a Teacher-Teaching-On-Call (TTOC), I enjoy being able to take ideas from different teachers of what I think works well and what I would like to do in my own future classroom!  395 more words

Teaching Strategies

Writer's Workshop

The idea of a Writer’s Workshop is a really neat structure to follow in order to help students participate and engage in writing lessons.  I was in a class recently where small groups of students worked together to first brainstorm ideas about a topic, then wrote independently, then shared what they wrote, edited one another’s sentences, then finally revised their own writing! 446 more words

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WWW: Food, Festivals, and Feelings: Less than a week until Turkey Day!

¡Feliz viernes a todos!

Thanks for joining me again this week! I can almost smell all the delicious foods being prepared at home already! Can’t you? 383 more words

Multicultural Teaching

The Adaptable Mind

This past autumn the Moxie institute released this amazing and inspiring clip about the qualities students need to develop for future success.

You will see some overlap with aspects of what we’ve been thinking of as 21st Century Skills. 25 more words

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