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5 Ways to Take the Grind Out of Grading Papers

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There is a special place in heaven for all teachers, but especially for those of you who teach writing. Not only do you spend five days a week in the classroom, you spend your days “off”…Continue

5 of the Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds for Teachers

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All of the signs point to the fact that Fall is here—and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. In our neck of the woods, the trees are shedding the last of their leaves, our furnaces are humming,…Continue

My Favorite Zombie-Themed Halloween Lesson Plans

Started Oct 30 0 Replies

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been slowly building a collection of zombie-themed…Continue

 

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elaine kwak replied to Karen Cameron's discussion 5 of the Best Sites for Finding Academic Research
"I am doing Undergraduate course in Psychology. Can you suggest some good publications or, article website or magazines where i can send and publish my research articles? I am doing Undergraduate course in Psychology. Can you suggest some good…"
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My Favorite Zombie-Themed Halloween Lesson Plans

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been slowly building a collection of zombie-themed Halloween lesson plans. Halloween is only a couple days away and I couldn’t think of a more appropriate time to gather the goods and share them with you!4 Zombie-Themed Lessons from PBS These lessons, which you’ll find on the…See More
Oct 30
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5 Halloween-Themed Writing Activities

We love bringing Halloween into the classroom, but it’s even better when we can turn spooky celebrations into teachable moments. To help you do this,…See More
Oct 28
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10 Awesome Halloween Costumes for Reading Teachers

Halloween is a little over a week away and if happen to be a procrastinator, or are still on the fence about what you're going to wear, check out these 10 awesomely-appropriate Halloween costumes for teachers. We're pretty sure you and your students will love all of these, especially if you pair your costume with a book you've been reading together in class!10 Awesomely-Appropriate Halloween Costumes for TeachersKatniss Everdeen from Hunger GamesFrom…See More
Oct 27
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5 Spooky---But Not-TOO-Spooky---Halloween Read Alouds for Children

Last week, I put together a list of my favorite “falltastic” read-alouds, but looking back on it, the list just doesn’t seem complete without these five spooky, but not-SO-spooky read-alouds. As always, it was challenging to narrow down the list to five, but here they are in no particular order!5 Spooky, But Not-SO-Spooky Halloween Read Alouds for Children…See More
Oct 15
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5 “Falltacular” Read-Alouds

Fall is here! In our neck of the woods, the trees are ablaze with vibrant leaves, our furnaces are humming again, and we’re making plans to tip back some cider at the local cider mill. We look forward to this time of the year for a variety of reasons—one being that we finally have an excuse to break out our favorite seasonal read-alouds!Narrowing down our favorite books to a…See More
Oct 8
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8 More Ingenious Classroom Organization Hacks for Teachers

We’ve always believed that the way our classrooms look and feel is a reflection of our personalities and teaching styles. Unlike cluttered classrooms, cheerful, well-organized learning spaces inspire us, keep us focused and—we happen to think—make us better teachers. Sprucing up your classroom can be costly, but we’ve found 8 more creative classroom organization hacks to…See More
Oct 6
Karen Cameron replied to Karen Cameron's discussion Burn. Don’t Burn Out: 5 Things I Wish I knew as a First-Year Teacher
"Hi, Leon: Thanks for sharing your book! Do you ever give out promotional copies of it? I'd love to read it and put together a blog on it."
Oct 6
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Dead Words: A Halloween-Inspired, Vocabulary-Building Activity

I'm always looking for creative ways to help students build their vocabulary and this morning, I came across a new one that’s perfect for the Halloween season! Dead Words is a vocabulary-building activity that’s as spooky and cute as it is effective.Here’s how it works: First, the class brainstorms words that they overuse—words that are vague, dull, and don’t help us communicate very effectively. Once…See More
Oct 3
Colleen Young replied to Karen Cameron's discussion Pearltrees Makes Organizing Your Favorite Websites Simple and Orderly
"For bookmarking I still like Diigo - also Evernote. I'm very backed up so my Diigo bookmarks go to Evernote anyway (via ifttt) and Diigo bookmarks also sent automatically to Delicious."
Sep 28
Leon Avrech replied to Karen Cameron's discussion Burn. Don’t Burn Out: 5 Things I Wish I knew as a First-Year Teacher
"I am a retired teacher, vp, principal and mentor teacher. I have a passion to help new teachers. My book, "THINK YOU CAN TEACH? A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS" is an enormous help to new teachers and those planning to…"
Sep 24
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"this is coming at the right time!tnks a lot!"
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Known for excellence in teaching since 1905, Marygrove College has been offering the convenience of online classes and the flexibility of its Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT), online degree programs since 1990. Marygrove's online masters degree programs provide teachers with the opportunity to link the latest developments in educational research to their own teaching practice. The programs are designed to empower teachers by focusing on the knowledge and skills required to deliver effective instruction to diverse learners from preschool through high school, including those with special needs.

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Reflections on Student Engagement: Don’t “Zsa Zsa Gabor” Them

Posted on August 28, 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments

"I call everyone 'Darling' because I can't remember their names."

-Zsa Zsa Gabor



A few years ago, my fledgling kid brother walked into his first class at Central Michigan University. It was in one of those stadium-sized lecture halls—you know the kind: a wall of vertical-sliding chalkboards and a…

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5 No-Nonsense, No Fluff Websites &Teacher Apps

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 7:53am 0 Comments



iPhone_With_Aps Apps for your iPhone and/or iPad can make your job a lot easier. We’d like to share what we think are 5 of the best teacher apps out there. These will not only keep you organized, but place helpful resources at your fingertips.



5 No-Nonsense, No Fluff Websites &Teacher Apps…

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Outdoor Schools. Kid-Tested. Walt Whitman Approved.

Posted on August 14, 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Walt Whitman This morning I opened my email and was greeted by a link to an article profiling what is commonly being referred to as an "outdoor school" or “nature preschool.” We usually blog about issues concerning Educational Leadership and…

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Public Speaking, Death and Twitter in the Classroom

Posted on August 8, 2012 at 8:54am 0 Comments

How many times have you said something about public speaking or your reluctance to give speeches and had someone come right back with the threadbare cliché about how “one study” found that “the average person fears public speaking more than death?

Who conducted this study,…

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At 7:24am on June 19, 2013, AMBREEN AMER said…
  • Hi, I am Ambreen Amer I would appreciate if you give some feed back  about the barriers and difficulties faced by some institutions in being able to embed ICT fully. as I am doing a project on it

At 7:57am on June 17, 2013, AizaUmair said…

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