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Encouraging Curiosity

Encouraging Curiosity

Once again Microsoft is furthering education and supporting students’ development of critical digital skills.  If your school is a part of Bing in the Classroom you may have noticed a new strip or “news feed” appearing across the bottom of the page when you visit the homepage, Bing.com.  This new feature was designed to encourage … Continue reading

Summer Learning Guide

Summer Learning Guide

With so many apps, websites and other resources available online it can be a little daunting to figure out just what is appropriate for our children. Common Sense Media is there to help!  Rating and educating you on all kinds of media and now they have created a Summer Learning Guide, as always, nicely organized … Continue reading

ClassDojo

ClassDojo

We intentionally waited to feature this next resource because with all new tools, they usually have kinks and we wanted to allow all the other guinea pigs to try it out before we gave it our stamp of approval! Now that this tool seems ready to go we want to share it with you as … Continue reading

Mission Trip 2013 – Igniting Student Passion

Mission Trip 2013 – Igniting Student Passion

hola amigos! This Friday I (Jen) am excited to share with you my most recent mission trip experience. For the third year in a row, I have had the opportunity to travel on an international mission trip. This year, I traveled to Honduras to serve the people there. For those who don’t know, Honduras is … Continue reading

Critique and Classroom Culture

Critique and Classroom Culture

Typically, the normal response to the word “critique” gives most people the heebie jeebies. No one really likes to be evaluated or told where they aren’t quite measuring up. Our challenge for today is to re-think the whole word! Critique is defined as: a detailed analysis and assessment of something. That’s not quite as scary. Analyzing … Continue reading