Category Archives: Parental Involvement

Technology-Attention Disorder Link?

A St Maarten friend posted the blog link below on Facebook, and that got me thinking… What is the link between attention disorders and electronic gadgetry such as tablet devices and smart phones? To quickly summarize, Margaret Rock’s post addresses … Continue reading

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Dangerous Speakers | Teacher Talk (Dyslexia and other Reading Disabilities)

Good educators are always seeking new information–whether that information is to learn better ways of serving their students, learn more about a topic or technique, follow how the latest research-based techniques are working elsewhere, etc. To good educators, an 8-hour … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Day–only a week away

In one week, it will officially be Digital Learning Day!  Sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, a Digital Town Hall will take place Wednesday, February 6, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (ET).  Join in at here, and attend here.  More information can … Continue reading

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Edutopia News | July 3, 2012

From Edutopia. To a teacher, even the 4th of July has teachable moments! Happy 4th to all my American readers! July 3, 2012 5 Teachable Moments for the 4th of July 1. Teach Democracy It’s a presidential election year, and … Continue reading

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How to Inspire Your Students to Read this Summer | Edutopia

This blog is from Edutopia, a supported by the  George Lucas Educational Foundation. Whether you are a parent or a teacher, this particular post  is a great source for getting students to keep reading during the summer. In general, Edutopia … Continue reading

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