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Entries from January 13th, 2014

Need historical maps for the United State?

January 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Here is a great site- the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States . Created by the University of Richmond, you can view a variety of maps (some of which are animated).  Here are the sections divisions: The Natural Environment Cartography, 1492-1867 Indians, 1567-1930 Explorations in the West and Southwest, 1535-1852 Lands, 1603-1930 […]

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Jump start your students’ writing

January 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

MakeBeliefsComix is one of my favorites- and now they have produced a PDF diary to help inspire your students.  Here is part of their description:          “    The intent of Make Beliefs to Spark Your Writing is to let your mind roam to new places and ideas and express all the wonderful things that are within […]

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Visual Math (Thinking Blocks)

January 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I posted on Thinking Blocks long ago (see the post here)- way before we had  SMARTBoards and iPads in the district.  Here is a new post from Free Technology for Teachers, please click here for the complete post.

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