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Have you tried to teach using a “flipped” classroom?

I’ve recently learned about the “flipped classroom” teaching strategy.  It’s used both as a way to teach English to Chinese students and in magnet schools to better prepare students for … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

NASCAR teaches STEM skills

Do you or your child love speed, cars, and anything NASCAR?  I just found out that NASCAR has an app available that really does teach about things like wind resistance, … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Simple Notebook System for Classroom Management

Sometimes a teacher, new or experienced, needs to take notes concerning a student’s behavior both positive and negative.  Walking around with a cell app in use becoming more common. But, … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are you following education blogs?

Teachers, parents, educators…what blogs are you regularly reading?  I know you’re busy an stressed beyond measure this time of the year – trying to get everything done before school ends.  … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

50 Crazy Ideas to Change Education

Let’s pretend that you’re attending a Professional Development Day and your Principal opens up the meeting with the question, “What would you change and/or fix in our school and our … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Coding for Children to Learn?

Have you ever wondered how even young children can learn not only how to use computers but also to code them?  I just found a website that mentions several products … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

60 After School Questions to Get Your Child Talking

I’m re-posting this because it’s so timely. Are you at a loss about how to get your child (young or older) to talk about their day at school?  When you … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Child’s Guide to Concentrating (for KIDS with ADHD)

My husband recently brought home a wonderful book that is a story of Craig, a real boy, and compiled by Bonita Blazer, Ph.D., a Learning/Attention Specialist.  Craig designed and compiled … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pokemon Go and Autism? You have to be kidding!

I know, I know. I can’t believe it either. Since this #Pokemon Go is such a craze (like collecting pet rocks was a long time ago), why not find a … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Complete Guide to Hashtags for Education

I recently received this Google+ post from teachthought.com that is awesome! If you’re a follower of Twitter (Tweeter?) and involved somehow in K-12 education, you’ll find this post absolutely complete. … Continue reading

July 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

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