Daily Archives: June 20, 2012

10th Grade Exam Question: “And the Most Interesting Character of the Year Award Goes to____”? | Used Books in Class

If you are interested in a creative way to challenge your students on an English or literature or (as in this case) world literature class, try this idea. This certainly would have made some of my literature classes more fun … Continue reading

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Web Tools Blog Series: Collecting, Organizing and Making Sense of Information | Edutopia

Are you a teacher or school internet administrator/advisor? Are you just someone interested in innovative technology? Sign up for this blog and learn the latest information. Although geared for educators, it can be useful to everyone. Read on… Web Tools … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Who says the internet has destroyed books? With the proliferation of book blogs, bookworms are more influential (and social) than ever before. I’m a complete nerd for book blogs, and have tried book blogging…

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Sometimes, one blog just isn’t enough. Since it pretty much takes the “click of a button” to start a new blog at WordPress.com, the freedom can be equal parts inspiring, equal parts overwhelming. How…

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Free Internet Tools for Teachers

Although I haven’t looked at all the applications at this site, there is certainly a lot to look at. If you use the internet as or in your classroom, it’s worth a thorough look. Free Internet Tools for Teachers at … Continue reading

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Education Week Teacher: Classroom Management That Creates Harmony Instead of Hostility

From a blog I meant to repost almost two months ago: Although many experts oppose punishment-and-reward systems, they are still used in almost every classroom. Teachers are often required to adopt a school-wide classroom-management system, or they may institute their … Continue reading

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