"It can be equally frustrating when you deal with parents who don't have much respect for technology and how it enhances the classroom experience. Parents who want whole group instruction where the teacher is the focal point in the classroom and…"
"Hi Dave - Thanks for commenting about blogging. I am a big believer in journals and readers response. I have my students write "thinking stems" which basically describe what they are thinking/feeling/seeing/noticing/ while they…"
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"I also use Kid Blog. Right now it's primarily for reading response. I teach 4th grade but I have them write a letter to me each week talking about what it is they are reading. It can be about the book itself or if just getting started they can…"
Welcome Primary Educators! Teaching students from ages 5 to 14 requires loads of subjects to cover and loads of resources to share. Join this group to reflect about your classes and brainstorm ideas for improvement.See More
Hi Dave - Thanks for commenting about blogging. I am a big believer in journals and readers response. I have my students write "thinking stems" which basically describe what they are thinking/feeling/seeing/noticing/ while they read. I am going to have them do this on the blog. I'm hoping that once they see the "world" comment, they will get excited!
Shopaholics do not agree to the fact that they are shopaholics until and unless they are forced to agree that they are affected by the addiction of shopping, and they need to do seriously something about it so that they do not waste their entire savings and cry about it on a later date. In this post, we will help you spot the problem and if you spot the issue, go ahead and look for a remedy so that you get enough time to be at ease in the future. 1. Your credit card balance is always close…See More
Hello Collective wisdom!I wanted to know if there were any great websites anyone can recommend for elementary school students (K-12) that introduce primary sources?With Common Core State Standards, I notice students are introduced to primary sources in the 3rd grade and there is a local history assignment at one of the schools I talked to. Know any good introductory sites? I'm currently building one as part of a project for my multimedia course and would like to look to the left and right for…See More
I was 6 when I decided I wanted to be a PE teacher. A lively child, I loved taking part in any kind of sporting activity. It was 1971 when I set eyes on our new track suited next-door neighbour. I was hooked. I wanted to be like her. I wanted to go to work in a tracksuit and trainers and play sport all day. No amount of persuasion or…See More
The world is exploring every possible means to infuse education to the underserved. Different agencies are consistently working on catering education to the poverty ridden poor background mass of the society. The policy makers have realised the essence of educating the underserved to lower or eradicate the poverty. The need to provide skill development oriented education tops the priority so that the learner from the poor background can land themselves to the desired jobs. But traditional…See More