Tag Archives: Education

Strategies for Learning and Engagement

Here is a list of the strategies we are learning with the NUA cohort this year.  The work has been wonderful and I always love learning!  I am pretty sure that any one of them can be “googled” if you … Continue reading

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Sites for Spanish Literacy Games

I have been gathering websites for early literacy learning in Spanish; here they are… so far.  clearly I need to annotate the list and add more. http://www.mundoprimaria.com/juegos-lenguaje http://ww2.educarchile.cl/UserFiles/P0001/File/articles-66689_Juego_0.swf http://www.educarchile.cl/ech/pro/app/detalle?id=216804 http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/averroes/~cepco3/fondolector/frases.htm http://www.tudiscoverykids.com/juegos/abcdario/ http://www.dibujosparapintar.com/juegos_relacionar/tema_vocabulario http://juegosflash.dibujos.net/aprender/ http://www.cokitos.com/tag/juegos-de-lengua-para-ninos/ http://www.cyberkidzjuegos.com/cyberkidz/juegos-educativos-gratis-en-linea.php If you have any other … Continue reading

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Writer’s Workshop Ideas- Fun, Engaging

A colleague in my K- 5 school asked for a few ideas about making writer’s workshop fun and engaging.  I love those questions because it allows me to be creative and gather ideas.  Here are a few ideas to get … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy: A True Story

Last Friday I read a story with a first grade student during his independent reading time. Actually, he read to me a story of the Tooth Fairy.  His ancestors of a few generations back came from Mexico (that will matter … Continue reading

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Writing Poem for Year’s End

Writing for year’s end On paper thinking, today reflecting Aimless thoughts a wander. Judging not the honesty of this day, The moment, Tomorrow’s truth might morph. But today I write and today I know I know today.

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Differentiated Instruction

Yes!  Differentiated instruction is important.  Students need the opportunity to learn and show their learning in ways that are appropriate and motivating for them. For a humorous take on differentiated instruction, watch this video:

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Welcome MTSS!

Today the vertical team, the multi-tiered system of support, is visiting our school.  This is a great opportunity to get feedback on what we are doing well and where we need to improve.  Specialists  in areas of literacy, math, behavior, … Continue reading

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