Geography Awareness Week!  Get psyched!

We Shall Not Cease From Exploration: A Plea for Geography Education

Beth Maloney Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership, Web/Tech

Did you know it’s Geography Awareness Week (November 13-19)?  Did I just lose your interest because when you hear “geography” you picture a dusty, outdated atlas on your classroom shelf?  This is my plea for geography instruction in today’s schools.

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Which One are You?

Lisa Moberg Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Games, Life in the Classroom, Mentoring, Parent Involvment, Professional Development, Science, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership, Uncategorized, Web/Tech

As we all know, educating children takes a village. I think it takes three kinds of villages to truly raise children to be lifelong learners- the first includes partnering with parents to fully understand the essential elements of their child’s

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Learning Revival!

Lisa Moberg Assessment, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Literacy, Mathematics, Mentoring, National Board Certification, Parent Involvment, Professional Development, Science, Social Issues, Teacher Leadership, Web/Tech

Call me crazy, but when I have 40+ students gathered together in my primary classroom for an afterschool club, I am happy.  These kids, ranging from Kindergarten to 7th grade, are generating high levels of excitement about their shared interest-

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