Category Archives: PostADay

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Put the Brakes on the Summer Slide | Teaching Tolerance

Here is a great–and short!–list of things one can do with a student during the summer. Enjoy! Put the Brakes on the Summer Slide | Teaching Tolerance. If the link above does not work, copy and past this URL into … Continue reading

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Students Must not be Treated as Criminals | Teaching Tolerance

Students Must not be Treated as Criminals | Teaching Tolerance. Here’s a copy of the linked-to blog: I don’t remember exactly what instigated it, but something had made Cashanda mad. She positioned herself—and her desk—right smack in front of the … 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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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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Edutopia News | May 30, 2012

Always a pleasure to share Edutopia newsletters and blogs. Here’s one that was sent out a few weeks ago–yes, I’m catching up. (wink) You don’t have to wait for me and my input. You can get Edutopia information directly from … Continue reading

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your voice | summer 2012

Below is a link to an informal survey regarding the “option” of failure at the university level. Some of the comments are interesting, and related articles are helpful to anyone teaching at the post-secondary level–whether online or in traditional classrooms. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Virtual School Meanderings:
From Saturday’s inbox… Allied Online High School Blog Offline Summer Reading Recommendations for Online High School Students Posted: 15 Jun 2012 10:57 AM PDT By JACQUELYN SANBORN, Dean of Instruction at Allied National High…

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Russell Simmons: So a Rabbi and a Hip-Hop Mogul Go to Israel…

This piece caught my eye as something we need to remember to “teach” to American children  \as well as to Americanadults not only about tolerance but also about acceptance.  A quote from the linked-to blog: Its our responsibility to teach our children … Continue reading

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From ed.gov: Preventing “Rusty Summer Readers”

What is great about this post is that it focuses on a child’s interests, and not so much on what adults would like them to read. But it also strongly suggests a scheduling a daily reading time and discussing with … Continue reading

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