Daily Archives: July 20, 2005

Let the Adventure Begin

Let the Adventure Begin

Well the day of departure is finally here and I can honestly say I am anything but certain about what I expect from the next 4 days other than knowing that I will sleep as little as possible once I get off the plane. I am excited about the opportunity to learn more about the

Soon, in France

In the Arclight cinema and restaurant, children’s menus are served with the crayons with three languages:  English, Spanish, and French. It occurred to me these were a metaphor for the universality of some things educational.  In 11 hours, we will find out if there are more. If you can think of such things for us

Using Video to Supplement Read Alouds

I went to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this past weekend and it made me a little nostalgic for the classroom.   One of my favorite parts of the day was right after lunch, when I’d spend 20 minutes reading aloud to my third grade students.  We made a plan at the beginning of the