Category Archives: research

Fact, Opinion and Fake – Thinking About Navigating the News

I have fallen behind on my reading kids books. I am reading to many newspaper articles, magazines and blog posts and wondering how teachers are helping students make sense of the current political situation. How do you help students navigate the … Continue reading

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Reading Passion – reading books and beyond (March Post #14)

The Nerdy Book Club post for Thursday (March 13) got me thinking about the change in reading.  These lines are what kept ringing in my head. “He cites that in 2002, only about 52% of Americans ages 18-24 reported reading … Continue reading

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Monday Real Writing (March Post #3)

It is Monday. I am retired and I am finally not teaching in someone else’s classroom. I now must face my own demons and begin to write. I love writing these quick posts. I love writing about my classroom or … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper and Pushing Beyond

Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions …            -CCSS This year is interesting in that I am learning a great deal about persistence. This is not persistence for my … Continue reading

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