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Power to poverty (108 out of 365) #blogaday

http://thecornerstoneforteachers.com/free-resources/your-teaching-scenario/high-poverty

It is useful to understand more ways to connect with students in schools of high poverty. This article is very interesting! If I end up in a school with many families from high poverty, I plan to fall back on many of these ideas.

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Zen Pencils - the Book

Gavin Aung Than, the super-talented artist behind Zen Pencils, published a collection of some of his comics last November. Needing a bit of inspiration this week, I read it again from cover to cover. 332 more words

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Education Memes

Our #neisdpln chat last night used internet memes to introduce each question.  The clever participants cracked me up with their hilarious replies – many of them using their own memes.   113 more words

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Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome

My students and I are huge fans of Kid President.  They love his videos and beg to watch them repeatedly.  I’m okay with that.  Kid President is a great role model, and his giggle makes it absolutely impossible to be grumpy. 366 more words

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Teaching Tool -- "Doc Scan" App for iPhones

In the last post, I walked through how to use the Google Drive App’s Scan feature to create PDFs of hand-drawn diagrams to share with students.   574 more words

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Teaching themes (99 out of 365) #blogaday

I found this list of unit themes that are often incorporated into Kindergarten classrooms. We are switching to Spring right now in my student-teaching class, and it is interesting to see the large variety of fun ideas for units! 48 more words

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