Tag Archives: Education

Centros de aprendizaje (lectura)

Algunas ideas para centros de aprendizaje: (se puede añadir ideas, cambiar ideas, juntar ideas, …) Es importante enseñar y practicar cada centro de aprendizaje antes de que los estudiantes lo hagan solitos. Formando palabras Usando las sílabas que han aprendido, … Continue reading

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On the Border

Many people do things that are illegal. Most people speed in their cars; many people drink before their 21st birthday. Some parents will even say that their children are only 11 when they are really 12 so they can pay … Continue reading

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The Basics

I have been volunteering at a wonderful school in Lima, Peru and am reminded of some universal basics in education: Have an objective; Teach to the objective- use a text, activity, … to teach the objective remembering that the text is … Continue reading

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New Header- ¡Biblioburro!

The new picture above is of the Biblioburro.  Have you heard of it?  Do a Google search and you will see/ hear/ read about this amazing project in Colombia.  I believe in the power of books and literacy to change … Continue reading

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Life Lesson

As literacy coach, I mostly work with teachers to improve their instruction of reading and writing.  Now, as the school year ends, I have had the opportunity to return a bit to that which motivated my interest in coaching to … Continue reading

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I know him, I don’t know him

Mr. B walked a kindergarden student to his room where I was working as the guest teacher for the day.  The 6 year old was surprised to see me and not his usual teacher.  Mr. B asked the student, “Do you know … Continue reading

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“Too Much” Corrections

I was co-teaching in a 5th grade writer’s workshop today; we are working on memoirs.  I overheard a student tell the teacher, “I don’t want to work with Mr. Fleming.  He corrects me too much.” That got me wondering, am … Continue reading

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