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2016

Forging Connections By Studying Family

Watching young children’s natural curiosity light up as they learn about the world around them is an unforgettable experience for parents and educators alike. As adults, we have fun rediscovering nature through teaching children about plants, animals and insects. We imagine with our students as they learn to read, and we retread the steps of famous explorers as they turn globes. There is, however, one area we all too often overlook while helping children learn about society: The very roots…

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  • Real World Math

    I love to teach math.  I love working with numbers, and always have.  Sometimes, my students do not share my enthusiasm for numbers, and over the years some have even said…

  • Summer Tech Talk

    It’s been a while since I’ve posted about technology in the classroom. I recently had the opportunity to try out a new program with my students. It’s called Mathletics. It’s a…

  • Another Year Winds Down

    It’s May and we are officially coming to the end of another school year.  If your students are anything like mine, they are looking forward to the summer break.  If you’re…