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Entries from June 21st, 2014

Ready, aim, place value!

June 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Math

My title is ready in the wrong order.  You have to identify the correct place value before you can aim the tank and fire.  This three level game might be useful in the lower grades in September (when it seems as if everyone is talking about place value). You can see the complete post here […]

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Blog, Wiki or Website?

June 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom

Here is a nice post from Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers) to help you decide what is the best tool for your class.  Check out his post here.

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Comic lesson plans from RWT

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom

Using published comics and cartoons as examples, children can create their own while playing with images and language http://t.co/SBhIwde5WI — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) June 18, 2014   Here’s a tweet from ReadWriteThink on using comics in the classroom  Let me know if you are interested in Storyboardthat- my favorite comic site!

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Third Grade Publishers Tea (Live from Wilson)

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom

So what’s in your writer’s toolbox?  Miss Reagan’s third graders shared their writing secrets as well as four of their published works at a Publishers Tea.  Parents were invited to read excerpts from their projects and had an opportunity to ask the young authors some questions.  Below are two animotos from this special event. (Just […]

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