Larry Ferlazzo has created several posts with ideas for online learning when schools have to be closed because of the Coronavirus outbreak. Visit his latest post: “ONLINE LEARNING TOOLS IF SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS – PART FOUR” I’m working through the links today. Our school is closed because of the Coronavirus scare,… Read more Online Learning When Coronavirus Threatens
In the summer I read the blog of Sara Kiffe, with the lovely name of Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast (Teaching Under the Big Sky). On July 2, she wrote this post, “First Day I Am Poems.” Sara didn’t stop there. Check out Sara’s super summer posts for lessons on Fibonacci Poetry, Color Poems and Saving Things Poetry.… Read more “I Am” Metaphor Poems
On Thursday I wore a pink top because I like alliteration and I had lots of pink paper. On Wednesday, I made up my first Breakout EDU game as I sat in the hospital keeping my post-surgery husband company. Since I was there without my computer, all the game pieces were hand-written. Before I had… Read more Pink Prepositional Pandemonium
flickr photo shared by buistbunch under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-ND ) license Recently I noticed the above picture on Michael Buist’s Instagram account. I have watched Michael’s Instagram posts about pearls of wisdom, and I was always curious. This time I asked him if he had written a post about his pearls. Good timing.… Read more Pearls of Wisdom for Second Grade English
Recently Oliver Schinkten asked the question, What is the purpose of school? (Read more provocative questions at #QinEd) I would love to hear some answers to this question. @JoyKirr @gallit_z @PaulSolarz @RobynThiessen @mrsdkrebs #QinEd pic.twitter.com/1dOZkBD0qH — Oliver Schinkten (@schink10) July 9, 2015 My first thought was that was a very big question. I believe the… Read more What is the Purpose of School?