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  • April 16 is the Anniversary of Dr. King' Letter from a Birmingham Jail

    Last year, one of our most popular blog posts was about how to teach Dr. King's Letter from Birmingham Jail. We are repeating it again this year on April 16, the anniversary of publication of Dr. King's letter.  ...
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    April 16 is the Anniversary of Dr. King' Letter from a Birmingham Jail

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    • What responsibilities do you give your kids?

      Small kids, small responsibilities. Bigger kids, bigger responsibilities. That’s what I subscribed to as a mom, and it seemed to work pretty well, for the most part. We learned fairly early not to tie an allowan...
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      What responsibilities do you give your kids?

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      • Quinceañera -Rite of Passage

        Far too many kids growing up today - take their childhood, and coming-of-age, for granted -   Quinceañera is a great tradition for girls in same way as a Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah. I am interested to kn...
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        Quinceañera -Rite of Passage

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        • Spine Poetry

          In honor of National Poetry Month (read more about it here) I brainstormed ideas I could share here with the community.  One of my favorite types of poetry is "Spine Poetry".  All you do to create your poems...
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          Spine Poetry

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          • National Park Week

            Investigate National Parks by using a variety of reference materials and online sites.  By understanding the significance of the various National Parks, students will be able to answer the essential question, ...
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            National Park Week

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            • National Park Week 2014

              "Go Wild!" April 19-27 during National Park Week. National Parks are free Saturday, April 19, and Sunday, April 20, so get out there and explore some of the over 400 parks! They range from the tiny Thaddeus Kosciuszko...
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              National Park Week 2014

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              • Scholarships for Elementary Math Specialists

                Elementary mathematics specialists work as teachers, teacher leaders, or coaches and support effective mathematics instruction and student learning at the classroom, school, district, or state levels. The purpose of t...
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                Scholarships for Elementary Math Specialists

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                • Summer Professional Development Opportunities

                  Summer Professional Development Join NCTM in San Diego or Chicago for summer professional development opportunities. Whether you are an experienced classroom teacher or just beginning your career, NCTM's Interactive I...
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                  Summer Professional Development Opportunities

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                  • Math video you will love

                    I thought on this snowy day in South Dakota that I needed to share a wonderful math video. This is something for your enjoyment or you could even start your math class with this. The students would love it also. I wou...
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                    Math video you will love

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                    • History Matters

                      Standardized testing is or will be underway in schools across the nation.  At this time, students are tested in reading, math, and science.  In many elementary schools, social studies, history, and geography...
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                      History Matters

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                      • How to Be a Qualified Parent

                        We all want to be good parents, but most of the time no matter how hard we try, children always seem to not be grateful. What’s the problem? What children need most is? To be good parents really have a secret? &...
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                        How to Be a Qualified Parent

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                        • Frog Days of Spring

                          April is in full swing and as the earth awakens after the winter slumber, so do all the critters.  Frogs are in and about the Community.  So many activities, lessons, and links bookmarked.  So, let's ho...
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                          Frog Days of Spring

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                          • Summary of Bioblitz 2014 with vlogger, Bob Hirshon

                            I don't want you to miss even one of these wonderful vlogs by Bob Hirshon who attended the 8th Annual Bioblitz (2014), so I'm providing a summary list for you to follow his adventures in the Golden Gate National Park ...
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                            Summary of Bioblitz 2014 with vlogger, Bob Hirshon

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                            • Rain, Rain, Rain ...

                              Since it is raining outside today, I decided to go to one of my favorite resource sites to do a search for “rain” to see what I could find! The resources and ideas just flooded in … A few of them we...
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                              Rain, Rain, Rain ...

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                              • Get Cracking

                                          Ever consider using the plastic eggs for class activities? Take advantage of after Easter sales to pick some up for next year!  The suggested activities have been tried and were...
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                                Get Cracking

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                                • 15 Spring and Summer PD Opportunities

                                  Laura Devaney from eSchoolNews has formulated a great list of 15 PD opportunities for educators. I hope you have the chance to participate in one of these events: ASCD’s one-day Common Core institutes, covering ...
                                  Marcia Torgrude
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                                  15 Spring and Summer PD Opportunities

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                                  • Try a New Tech Tool or Resource in 2014

                                    As you enjoy your family and friends this holiday break, take a moment or two to reflect on the school year thus far.  When making your New Year’s resolutions for 2014, why not try one that would make a dif...
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                                    Try a New Tech Tool or Resource in 2014

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                                    • New App Helps Students with Special Needs

                                      Assistive technology app helps students with special needs communicate“I want chicken nuggets.” Those were the first words Cassie Banda-Garcia’s parents Jojo and Sofia Garcia could clearly hear her s...
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                                      New App Helps Students with Special Needs

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                                      • Entrepreneurship - Ohio Homecoming

                                        Here is a young man who took entrepreneurship to heart - Alonzo Mitchell III -recognizing an opportunity and a need to generate excitement in his hometown: Alonzo Mitchell's Editorial - 19 Action News|Cleveland, OH|N...
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                                        Entrepreneurship - Ohio Homecoming

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                                        • Little Bird Story time

                                          Open with circle time - and singing of the Pete Seeger favorite "Fly through my window" :   Bluebird, bluebird, fly through my window Bluebird, bluebird, fly through my window Bluebird, bluebird, fly through...
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                                          Little Bird Story time

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