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Where I’m from… Poetry Month

Where I’m from… Poetry Month

Where I’m from  ~ this is the title of a poem written by George Ella Lyon. The poem captures moments in the poet’s life that begin to tell us something about her history, her values, her cultural background.  You may not understand all the terms she uses because they come from a particular time and place. Below is my own experiment with this style. How is everyone else preparing for poetry month??   Where I’m From   I live in…

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Is anybody out there? – voices from the other side

Is anybody out there? – voices from the other side

  I’ve found some great resources for professional development and action research – developed by Impact School Improvement. This led to the question ~ Who else is following the latest trends in: Metacognition Self-Regulated Learning (especially in an online environment) Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Please feel free to share your experiences or leave a link to your blog!

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38 Years of Teaching Fifth Grade!

38 Years of Teaching Fifth Grade!

Hello everyone, I used Edublogs in 2017 as part of a teaching assessment at Federation University, Melbourne.  This post follows on from the discussions in ‘Edublogs PLN Course – Using Blogs as part of your PLN’. I’d like to focus on teaching strategies, and see how this develops,  in relation to building a more permanent PLN around teaching Political Science, Philosophy, History, Literature, and Psychology. This is a discussion of Todd Whitaker’s ‘What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That…

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