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Student Poem: #3

Foggy mornings we took off, We flew through the dark haze, We would call to one another, Trying to stay close.   There one cried, We all look below, Into the reflection of ourselves, Finally, water.   It was as … Continue reading

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Student Poem: #2

Why do they brainwash us from the beginning Why do we go to school for 13 years when in end we don’t learn anything Why are we expected to be involved in every sport possible Why are we expected to … Continue reading

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Student Poem #1

I thought it would be fun to take a break to share some of the poems my students recently wrote. Even though they didn’t look forward to writing their own poems at the end of the poetic unit, I think … Continue reading

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Research Lesson Series: Part 2

Even with options, students will still use Google for research. Especially for everyday searches. For the second post in the series I want to share a few advance options in Google that will help students search in a more efficient … Continue reading

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Writing Process: Intros and Conclusions

One area that I stress for essay writing is composing a strong introduction. One of the hurdles I face is getting the students to understand that an introduction can be more than just the first paragraph. This is difficult. Even … Continue reading

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Part I: Presentations

One area I have focused on for the faculty is presentation development. PowerPoints are a viable tool, especially for our online courses. All textbook publishers now supply supplemental material like instructional videos, PowerPoints, and printable material. As an institution, and … Continue reading

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Share Their Work

Right now my girls are into coloring and sharing their work on the fridge… and on the doors and walls. They will finish a page, run to me or their mom to show us their creation, then head to the … Continue reading

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Responsiveness

In the 2010 study, Students’ Perceptions of Effective Teaching in Higher Education by faculty from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, it revealed some interesting expectations students have for their teachers in distance learning classes. The nine main characteristics, in order … Continue reading

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