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 …

Connecting: What Apps do YOU use?

The fun thing about owning a tablet is adding the apps you plan  to use in the classroom (and the games you use during staff meetings... shhhh) Here's my current fav.. Moon Phase for IPad (I also have a version for Android that is on my phone) What sorts of apps do you use in …

Connecting and Keeping it all in Order

This week we're all talking about how to connect with each other, our students and  all the other people out there that are stakeholders in education.  This blog is my attempt to make that happen. Another way I connect, organize and keep my finger on the pulse of things is with a never ending list of …