March 21, 2014

The Author of Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis, a Newberry Winning Author

My students enjoyed listening to Christopher Curtis tell about how he began his life as an author.  He
encourage my students to write daily.  "PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!!!!"  he said.  


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March 10, 2014

Mathematical Pi (Full Song)


My students love learning by singing or watching quick snippets of videos. 
It is important to teach to all the different learning modalities in your classroom!

March 6, 2014

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Students write, record, and edit their own school news!  Students then use a MacBook to put their videos in iMovie. My students are learning real world communication skills as they are actively engaged in their own learning!  Way to go Shaw Stars!