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What do your students know? Just Listen

This is just a quick reminder of one of the many different ways in which to gain information about our student’s prior knowledge. Think about the information this pre-assessment discussion provides me in order to plan for engaging, appropriate and … Continue reading

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Can we put that on the blog?

This year my Grade 3 team and I have implemented a combined blog for all 3 classes. We had a few parents who were unsure about the school hosting an open blog (no password) with their children’s faces and work … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling-Green Screen in action

After our successful work with iMovie for our Book Talks (see my previous post here) my students and I decided to take on a new project using a green screen for our study of Taiwan. After 4 weeks of inquiry … Continue reading

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Last Wordles of the school year

After a year of promoting the use of Wordle in my classroom (see my previous post here) and numerous student produced “Guess the Wordles” for class every morning, my students have come together to thank me for being their teacher … 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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