Providing descriptive feedback in a timely manner has been an educational focus for school systems around the world for some time. But, what if the feedback we give is not… Read more »
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This morning, I got involved in a very passionate discussion on Twitter about cursive writing. There was an article in the newspaper yesterday about a dad that finds out his… Read more »
While this school year is quickly coming to an end, I can’t help but think about next year. As I started brainstorming ideas for my grade team planning meeting tomorrow,… Read more »
Yesterday, we recorded a radio show where students discussed their answers to different questions for Multiple Choice Mondays. Students from my class and my teaching partner’s class both joined in… Read more »
Proud parents and nervous students have waited almost 10 years for this. Grade 8 graduation ceremonies are once again upon us, and each year I marvel at the scope and… Read more »
Leaving my classroom in June with only the necessary duties done (stacking desks, counted books, key turned in) made me feel so empty when the new year started. That is… Read more »
When colleagues hear that I use social media with my Grade 6 students, many of them wonder about “digital citizenship.” They worry about what happens when students use these tools… Read more »
an excerpt of a blog by Janet Lee Stinson Johnny is going away on vacation which means he will be out of class for 2 weeks! His parents need… Read more »
As I begin to use Twitter more, I notice that people use this social network for different purposes. Some people use it to announce what’s happening in their personal or… Read more »
It all starts with a story. A teacher walks into a classroom during her prep coverage. She sees a student go over and talk to a group of other students…. Read more »