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From edmodo to Google Groups

I have used and blogged about edmodo before¬†as a learning space for literature discussions.¬†Since our school has gone full speed ahead with Google Docs and Google Site Portfolios, I decided to try and use Google Groups this year instead of … Continue reading

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Literature Circles with edmodo

edmodo is an online tool that allows teachers and students to connect and collaborate. I have used edmodo before with grade 5 students, but this is the first year I’ve used it with grade 3. I started with setting up … Continue reading

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Literature Circles Video by Fifth Grade Students

My fifth graders decided to direct and produce their own information video on literature circles. We were inspired by a video we watched regarding quality commenting from Langwitches Blog that you can view here. The class made up of 18 … Continue reading

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If students ran Teacher Training….

During a Literature Circle Discussion, a group of students were discussing the teacher, Mr. Maxwell, in the novel, A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements. As I was making my way around the room to the different circles going … Continue reading

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