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In addition, my thoughts and opinions change from time to time and I consider this a necessary consequence of having an open mind. This weblog is intended to provide a semi-permanent point in time snapshot and manifestation of the various thoughts, opinions and ideas around my brain. As such, any thoughts and opinions expressed within out-of-date posts may not the same, nor even similar, to those I may hold today.
I share, I learn and therefore I grow.
As we begin this schoolyear, I decided that one of their first writing assignments would be to compose a descriptive paragraph. NO descriptive writing is NOT something that is tested but…… as a Professional Educator, I decided that having them focus on “showing” was an effective way to start of the year. Their mission was […]
The 5 things that I want to get done the first week with the students. Three community building activities Find someone who..with selfie – this activity requires the students to locate other classmates with certain skills or experiences. I hope that this activity allows us to mingle and learn a little bit about each other. […]
This is Day 4 of TEDEd Challenge and the lesson is about the Declaration of Independence. In June 1776, a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia to talk independence. Kenneth C. Davis dives into some of the […]
Today was the first TEDEd Challenge. What challenge you ask? Well TEDEd will share one lesson a day during July to keep our brains in shape this summer. To participate, you must complete the lesson by watching a video and answering then answer a series of questions. Here is the link to sign up http://blog.ed.ted.com/2015/06/22/take-the-ted-ed-july-challenge/ […]
What happens when you gather a room full of Lousiana bloggers in a library on a Saturday? The 1st Annual Louisiana Teacher Blogger Meetup, of course. Jasmine McClain was our hostess with the mostest and she carried out our theme, “Future’s So Bright, We Gotta Wear Our Shades,” fabulously. In my mind, it set the tone for […]