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- Today's class journal topic: Make a list of all you've learned this week, in school and out. #E405 #E307 2 hours ago
- @Annierees @lindseycboyle @kmcg2375 I think it's possible to be a very good teacher without being on Twitter. It sure helps me though. 14 hours ago
- @kmcg2375 I use Twitter for a steady stream of ideas/articles, and to stay in touch with professionals around the world by asking questions. 15 hours ago
- RT @kmcg2375: Crowdsourcing for presso: Can you offer ideas to pre-service teachers that are struggling to 'get the point of twitter'? Why … 15 hours ago
- Writers Week XX: The Trailer. bit.ly/1kBKEOt #wwxx 15 hours ago
- A Few Baseball Books: Spring Training Edition wp.me/p1jDNg-vL 15 hours ago
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- @mrskmattson This blog post helped clarify Twitter for our students: bit.ly/1cdqoQ2 "Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing!" 1 day ago
- Approximately 1,000 photos from Writers Week XX are now uploaded here: fremdeng.ning.com/photo/albums/w… (Warning: Some are sideways.) #wwxx 1 day ago
- Today's class journal topic: Begin with this --> I want to be ____ because _____. #E307 #E405. 1 day ago
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The school year just ended. One of the year-end rituals with debatable value is final exams. At our school, most classes are required to end with a 90-minute final exam that comprehensively tests a semester’s worth of curriculum. This test … Continue reading
For the first time, each of my 107 students has a blog! I know that plenty of other teachers have successfully launched student blogs, so I don’t claim to be doing anything too revolutionary here. Still, enough people ask me … Continue reading
A new lesson worked beautifully today. Don’t you love when that happens? Our American Studies class is beginning to focus on American immigration. We will consider the great wave of immigrants at the turn of the 20th Century as well … Continue reading
A day at a conference is always a nice change of pace and scenery. Today’s Council for American Studies Education Conference at the Chicago History Museum was a terrific learning experience that gave me a much needed late winter battery … Continue reading