Monthly Archives: January 2014

Actions speak louder than words

I know many people choose a “word” for each new year.  I have one friend, in particular, who has done this for numerous years and uses her “word” to focus her moments, her reflections, and her writing.  I enjoy reading … Continue reading

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Engaging our student readers

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ― Harry S. Truman I have said it before, but I will say it again, it is every teachers’ job to teach reading.  Once our students reach middle school, reading instruction … Continue reading

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Google Image Maps

As I watched this YouTube video by Christ Betcher, my mind started jumping to all of the possible ways  to use Google Image Maps in different classrooms.   Here were my ideas: Reading/English classes (any age) – Students can create … Continue reading

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PLN challenge: 1. Tag, You’re it!

I was surprised and humbled to be tagged to participate in this blog challenge.  My blog is a little over two years old, but this is the first year that I’ve been regular in my postings (only b/c my supe … Continue reading

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