Game Play with Baamboozle

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The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn. Maria Montessori Many teachers are familiar with Maria Montessori and the Montessori Method. As an early pioneer in education research, she observed children from around the world and developed theories and understandings on how children learn. Through these … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: MySciLife

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Cast your imagination out and think about what it would be like to LIVE as a cell or a tsunami or a liver. This month’s tech tool encourages students to think about this type of question. MySciLife is a free social learning platform, created for grades 6-9. Participation is entirely FREE, and MySciLife offers educators … read more »


The Power of Peer Mentoring

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I’m going to start off this post with two brief personal anecdotes… Upon being asked what I taught when I was in the classroom, I always reply “I was a high school Spanish teacher”, however, there’s a little more to the story.  My last several years, I had the opportunity to also take over one … read more »


Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment

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et’s get personal!  Don’t worry, I’ll spare you the details of my ever-so-fun mom and professional life.  Instead, let’s take a look at “personal”ized learning as a means by which to create an inclusive learning environment.  In very simple terms, I like to think of personalized learning as providing students with what they need, when … read more »