Category Archives: Reading

Model Reading for Students

The past couple of days I’ve been tossing around the idea of what to write. What I have been thinking about is why do I read at school? Why would I want to sit in front of my students and … Continue reading

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Teen Books Promote Reading

I love to read. Adult books? Not really. They’re mainly dry and slow. Place a teen/young adult book in my hand and I’m in heaven. I just need to keep motivated in reading. I have NOT been succeeding at my … Continue reading

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Math Common Core Standards

I went to a math conference today where they talked about the Common Core Standards that are being implemented across the United States. There are many thoughts on this. I thing some great things will be coming with the Math … Continue reading

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Posting Something Fun

As John says in Writing at Gunpoint, I felt like sharing something fun I saw today thanks to my Personal Learning Network. These two dogs are very well behaved in the video. I was really impressed. It says it’s in … Continue reading

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Learning From Your Colleagues

How often do you leave your classroom to go sit in another classroom? How often do other teachers come and sit in your classroom? I’m not talking about critiquing or evaluations. I’m talking about going and observing and getting ideas. … Continue reading

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Are You Reading the “News”paper?

  I ended my online class today that I have been taking over the past few weeks. It’s been a wonderful class. This class was looking at math and everyday life and bringing the two together. My final project I … Continue reading

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Is Every Student Equal?

This week we are doing state assessments. We all know what they are and they have unfortunately become a part of the school year. In some schools it seems that all students do is test, so are they really learning? … Continue reading

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Blogging in the Classroom

I have recently read quite a few blogs about students blogging in the classroom. I have shared my thoughts on students needing to share their thoughts and ideas with classmates through blogging as well. Our Communications teacher is one teacher … Continue reading

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Reading Online Articles

I am currently in an online class. In the class I have to read several different articles dealing with math. Looking over lesson plans and reading classmates responses to the reading. It’s a great way to learn even more about … Continue reading

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