Connecting: Classroom Projects

I've always felt to was important to be aware of how others in the world live, work and play.  I remember having a pen pal, from Arizona, when I was in 3rd grade.  We've lost touch, but I'll always remember discovering truths about Native Americans, seeing pictures of the different ecosystems and learning a little …

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Connecting: Doing It Without Trying (sorta)

This week was a lesson in overdoing. In my classroom, we're excited about an upcoming field trip where we will be "mission specialists" on a Moon Mission... I just finished "interviewing" all the "job applicants" and will spend the weekend placing everyone in their job positions so they can begin specific job training.  One thing …