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shadow puppetsBy Hedgehog83 (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0 or CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Transparency in education is vital. With integration of new technologies in the classroom: SmartBoards, iPads, mobile devices and so forth, the old transparencies and overhead projectors are becoming obsolete. While embracing new technologies and innovation of new learning platforms, extinction of these adaptive learning […]
I just started using Edmodo, but love it. It has become an extremely useful communication tool with my students. Edmodo is a web 2.0 social networking tool for educators to use to communicate with students and parents. Here are 10 reasons why I love it and recommend educators use it: 1. It is free. There […]
I found this list of web 2.0 resources for teaching and education yesterday from a Wiki called “Web 2.0 Guru“, by Cheryl Capozzoli. I want to share this with you because it is by far, the best list of web 2.0 resources for teachers I have ever seen. Enjoy searching, bookmarking, referencing, planning and having […]
How Do We Prepare Students For Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet? – Edudemic. This is a fascinating read. Please watch the video. Sir Ken Robinson makes interesting points. The video is 11-12 minutes long and is full of content and points that you will will want to think about. Make sure you watch it when […]
Students, Maps and Measuring Rainfall. This is a great post for for ideas with using weather for science and math teaching. The Rain Gage from Ambien Weather only costs between $30-40 US dollars as well. This is an inexpensive and great lesson or unit idea for a school or classroom to implement. I highly recommend […]
Response to Intervention: Implications for Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners. This is a great article on RTI (Response to Intervention) and the ESL learner through various instructional techniques: using cognates, teaching syllable relations between languages, phonological awareness, fluency and comprehension. It also discusses the over and under referral of ESL students to special education within the […]
Response to Intervention in Reading for English Language Learners. This is a wonderful article on RTI (Response to Intervention) through a tiered approach with ELL’s. Surf through the website too. It’s very informative.
Thinking through innovation and creativity to reach the learning needs of all students is my passion. Success can only be fostered through learning, developing and trying new approaches to education. Methodologies and platforms of instruction should be interactive and learner-focused incorporating all learning modalities. Learning modules should have kinesthetic, visual, and auditory components. Students will […]
A Social Networking Space for Teachers of English Language Learners – National Writing Project.