Monthly Archives: June 2014

Project Based Learning

One of the biggest goals I have next year as a 7th grade math teacher is to engage my students through socially and culturally relevant units. My Multiliteracies summer course has opened my eyes to how diverse my students are … Continue reading

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Using Garageband in the Classroom

In the process of doctoral coursework, I recently came across a spoken word video by a student from England related to standardized testing. I think it has some great social commentary, and I found myself thinking things like: “Hey, that … Continue reading

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Using technology to keep students interested in grammar

Grammar seems to be the thorn in every language arts teacher’s side. Each year a language arts teacher adds to their students’ knowledge about how sentences are developed and identifying specific parts of speech. Then the next year the students … Continue reading

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