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Personalized Learning Via TedxTalks…The Joy of Being a Facilitator!

My 4th graders are working on TEDxTalks.

Yep, they are creating TEDxTalks.

I posted this assignment in the “ALL DONE” folder on our Schoology page, and they all gravitated towards it like moths to a light. READ MORE.

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The Gift of Teaching:The Joy of Doing What I Do!

Today, I am going to put on my blinders.

I am going to, for the moment, forget all that plagues public education.

Teaching is a gift.

Not a gift, as in, this is my calling (although I do believe it is), but a gift as in a present to and for me.:) It is indeed a gift to do what I do. …READ MORE

I Suffer from FOEA- Fear of Education Acronyms!

I didn’t always fear acronyms. Acronyms like PEMDAS, RARE, SWAP, are good acronyms. Their sole job? To help my students remember, like all good acronyms do.

But alas, acronyms have become something for teachers to fear. Whenever, there is a new acronym introduced into education, it strikes fear in our hearts. You know what I’m talking about. It seems that about every 6 months, a new one is introduced. One that I’m really afraid of in DE is, ┬áDCAS (Delaware …) Ok, I can’t lie, I don’t even know what it stands for! I just know it means test the hell out of our kids.

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