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September 2016 Blog Posts (12)

MakeBeliefsComix.com Publishes Free Printables on Presidential Election 2016 for Students

Dear colleagues, 

MakeBeliefsComix has published a series of new printables to encourage students to express their views of the 2016 Presidential Election. The free printables can be downloaded and printed at:

 http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Printables/PrintablesThumbs.php?category=Elections_and_Political

As an example of a printable:  Imagine that Hillary…

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Added by Bill Zimmerman on September 30, 2016 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Essay Writing Made Easy with These Online Tools

If you’re studying a foreign language, one of the best ways to master it is to write essays in that language. Because your essay requires flawless grammar, punctuation and spelling, it makes complete sense that creating a paper in a foreign language will help you get the hang of the nuances of it. Also helpful is the use of phrases and terms you don’t necessarily use in everyday conversations. To get the job done…

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Added by Brenda Savoie on September 29, 2016 at 8:10am — 1 Comment

The best of times and the worst of times.teaching over 33 years the best of times giving yourself time to plan lessons

I had come to the belief a few years ago that, I would never retire from teachings unless I was forced to because of my health.A stroke changed my plans. mentally Ihave not retired .I realize that I had33years of experiences that could be useful. For some teachers as I watch negotiations for  I still  get fired up when I hear people trash talking teachers and teaching I have met several awesome people' in teaching in all disciplines .I hope to share some of that in my training and…

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Added by Orlando Falvo on September 24, 2016 at 8:58pm — No Comments

The best of times and the worst of times.teaching over 33 years the best of times giving yourself time lto plan lessons

I had come to the belief a few years ago that, I would never retire from teachings unless I was forced to because of my health.A stroke changed my plans. mentally I have not retiredinmy heart .I realize sitting in the hospital that I had33years of experiences that could be useful. For some teachers as I watch negotiations for  I still  get fired up when I hear people trash talking teachers and teaching I have met several awesome people' in teaching in all disciplines .I hope to share some of…

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Added by Orlando Falvo on September 24, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

What College Essay Writing Service You Must Look for

Many college students send the entrance essay to help college essay writing service as well as get approved to the program associated with their choice. The article must differentiate everyone from the other candidates. Dream, design yourself, moreover start taking guidelines to experience progress together to achieve success!

 

Writing the…

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Added by Alisia Watson on September 21, 2016 at 3:39am — No Comments

A Fresh Start

I've moved to a new middle school this year. I tell my sixth grade students that I'm just like them; I have no idea where the bathrooms are either. It's a fresh start for me, so I need to step back and really reflect. 

With technology constantly changing, I always need to look at my curriculum and decide if what I'm teaching is still relevant for today's students. Some lessons I've taught for years, like how to format paragraphs and create tabs, but most lessons have…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on September 20, 2016 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment

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Added by Eileen Lennon on September 20, 2016 at 1:22pm — No Comments

A Fresh Start

I've moved to a new middle school this year. I tell my sixth grade students that I'm just like them; I have no idea where the bathrooms are either. It's a fresh start for me, so I need to step back and really reflect. 

With technology constantly changing, I always need to look at my curriculum and decide if what I'm teaching is still relevant for today's students. Some lessons I've taught for years, like how to format paragraphs and create tabs, but most lessons have…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on September 20, 2016 at 1:21pm — No Comments

GENERAL OR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PAPER: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

These two research papers differ in terms of format and structure. The field, the level of expertise, and assignment instructions determine which one you write.

A General Research Paper

This format is appropriate for writing in the humanities. Logical arrangement and critical analysis help readers to understand your deductions. A general research paper contains three main sections -- an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion. You also need to consider if…

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Added by Kay Daya on September 20, 2016 at 4:16am — No Comments

Learning Online: The Changing Framework Of Education And Human Development

The scenario of education is changing rapidly. Traditional learning is being transformed into active learning, physical classrooms are emerging as smart classrooms, the study materials are being upgraded with all the latest information and evaluated by globally acclaimed educators. The mindset of today’s learners is changing at a rapid pace. This is the framework of modern-day educational ecosystem.…

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Added by Mark William on September 13, 2016 at 2:17am — No Comments

Teachers' Perceptions of Action Research in Schools

Are you a teacher?  If not, do you know any PK-12 teachers?  We want to know what teachers think about the use of action research in schools!  Please participate in this 5-minute nationwide survey, http://goo.gl/MU4Q9f, for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift cardPlease distribute and share extensively with all of your teacher friends…

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Added by Dr. Craig A. Mertler on September 2, 2016 at 12:24pm — No Comments

How can schools protect students vulnerable data: top tips

Looking after the data of students has become a more and more difficult task for schools over time. The influx of different devices and ways to connect to the internet has only complicated the matter, particularly for those who were not raised computer-literate. However, the duty is on the school to provide this protection, so it is important to be familiar with the best practices in this sector.…

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Added by Alicia Mayson on September 1, 2016 at 7:20am — No Comments

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I finally understand what Parent Teacher Conferences are all about

I have parents coming into my classroom today asking how their child is doing in my class. They only have a 95, how can they get a higher grade?Really?This happens over and over again. I wonder why they're here. I don't think it's to make themselves feel better about how great their child is doing in school. I also don't think that they are very worried about the 95 not being a 98. I believe it's to show their child that they are fully invested in their education.Parents who show up to Parent…See More
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