Celebrate Read Across America Day!

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Monday March 2nd is the day that schools across the country will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and a love of reading with parties all day long. This year you can help your students get in the spirit with tons of great Teacher’s Notebook materials for students of all ages. This year, students and… Read more »

To Kill A Mockingbird materials!

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As you may have heard, famed author Harper Lee rocked the literary world when she announced yesterday the publication of a sequel to her classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. This got me thinking about my years in high school pondering this heartbreaking tale of injustice and so, like any insomniac with a love of reading,… Read more »

The Joy of Reading

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This post was written by shop owner Geaux Teach Online. I love to read! I love books, bookstores (especially secondhand ones), and anything to do with reading. E-readers are great, too! I have one that I thoroughly enjoy using, but there’s just something about holding a book in your hand. This love of reading was… Read more »

Differentiated Instruction: The Method Behind the Madness

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This was written by IgnitED. Check out there shop here. Every teacher would love to have a classroom full of students who are all on the same level, learn and progress at the same rate. In the Utopian world this classroom does exist, however in the real world classrooms are filled with children who learn… Read more »

Help your students resolve to read more in 2015

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Creating a New Year’s resolution is a time-honored tradition. We vow to better ourselves in some fashion, be it improving our health or donating more to charity. Resolutions can be a great way to help improve students in the classroom as well. As classes return from break, now is a great time to have your… Read more »

What are cognates?

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Vocabulary/vocabulario, animal/animal, actor/actor, color/color are just a few of the thousand of English and Spanish cognates. Cognates are an important part of learning English. Cognates are words in two languages that have the same or similar meaning, spelling, and pronunciation. Spanish and English cognates include: doctor/doctor, family/familia, construction, constuccion, and electricity/electricidad. Some languages like Spanish… Read more »

Critical thinking and the future job market

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Today we have a post from Instrucology Learning Center about how students need to learn critical thinking skills to be employable in the future job market. Because our employment title will change as quickly as day into night, our students need to learn how to think. And, to think critically. As educators, we must model… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: 7 screencasting tools for your classroom

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Want an easy way to engage your class while using a bit of technology? Shopkeeper Christopher Mitchell provides recommendations for 7 screencasting tools for your classroom! A “screencast” is a video recording of your computer monitor’s screen as you demonstrate procedures or processes. You might demonstrate how to navigate a website, how to use software, or… Read more »

Tech Tuesday: 10 interactive sites for virtual field trips

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Time to spruce up your classroom field trips with some virtual suggestions from Christopher Mitchell. Virtual field trips provide students with opportunities they may not get to experience otherwise. Where else can you “take a trip” to see Sistine Chapel, the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, or the African grasslands — all in one day? These… Read more »