Take the pledge!
This is a great method for picking “Just Right” Books with primary students.
There are hundreds of articles out there about the good and bad effects of video games on kids. Some really disagree with it, especially virtual games which could potentially cause children to become out of touch with reality. But, some also promote it as a mental stimulant and sensory enhancer. There are many aspects to it, but the most important is that is is supervised by adults and that boundaries are set. Some children display wonderful skill in this area and that is something that needs to be praised too. This article describes both perspectives: Good and Bad Effects of Video Games on Kids.
A reputable site about AD/HD. It has many informative articles and links. Click here to check it out!
Aaaahhhh…. Seeing short a with his consonant buddies I our CVC word list. All that’s left to introduce is “u”. This makes me happy as a bre!
I have been struggling with this… How to organize myself in a technology driven world while creating lessons and schedules. I love using paper for my lesson planning, but know that with the changing tides, it is becoming impractical… an even (ewww) *old-fashioned. So this is helpful…
In keeping with the butterfly theme, this is a very NEAR picture of a caterpillar coming out of its cocoon, but keep it FAR away from me please! What a fright when I spotted this in the bushes. I was trying to take pictures of a grasshopper and didn’t even seen this camouflaged little creature. (Wow could not figure out the spelling for camouflage for a while- finally looked it up on google!)
This is a great hands on game for Language Learners! I totally had this idea about “Spreading” the words onto bread but couldn’t find out how to organize my idea! Thanks to Pinterest.com and this blog (ifonlyihadsuperpowers.blogspot.com) I found it!
On another note: Why do most teachers have their blogs at blogspot.com as their host? It seems like most cool ideas I’ve found on the net have come from this host. I love wordpress!