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January 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Content-Art


Remember this toy?  I almost purchase one this year as a Christmas gift.  Now you can create on line using Inspirograph. Change colors, gears, and backgrounds. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.


If you are teaching Shakespeare…

January 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Classroom

I know many folks are looking at Shakespeare sometime this year- you might want to check out this ReadWriteThink introduction to Shakespeare.


A is for …(alliteration in MS)

January 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Interesting ELA lesson from ReadWriteThink (from Twitter)


Teaching the Kite Runner

January 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

2412614014I remember reading this book one summer and I was totally engrossed.  I know we read it in the district- that’s why I’m sharing the NYTimes Learning Network ‘s Teaching the Kite Runner. The article includes six different teaching suggestions as well as a lesson plan.