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Whether you have the opportunity to physically walk the streets of these cities or just travel to them virtually, I hope this post provides you with the necessary information to walk the streets with MLK.
Learn about four student activities to go along with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
This post offers five ways to recharge for the new semester over the winter holiday break.
I have made an effort this year to help students build their vocabulary through review sessions as well as weekly vocabulary quizzes using the student response system MimioVote. Continue reading to see the four reasons I enjoy using MimioVote for...
I am neither for nor against the Occupy Wall Street movement, but feel there are lessons that schools, teachers, and students can learn from the protesters and the movement itself. Continue reading to see how we studied the Occupy Wall Street...
This week I plan to relax, spend time with family and friends, and reflect on all the people and opportunities I've been blessed with.
As I strive to create a paperless classroom, Moodle is one of the great tools I am planning to utilize. Read on to find out how Moodle has transformed journal writing in my classroom.
This post describes the students' critical look at the extent to which an author's biography affects their work.
As e-readers develop basic Web browsers, they are becoming a viable alternative to computers.These four tips will help you teach students how to do research on the Amazon Kindle or other e-reader.
Utilizing e-readers for center-based instruction has increased students' motivation, time-on-task, and focus. Read on for more on how I use centers in my high school classroom, and to learn about the center activities