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Teaching in the Wake of Trump

Last semester, I taught my freshman lecture course, Cultures and Contexts: Muslim Spain, on Mondays and Wednesdays. The morning after the election, virtually everyone present in the class — myself included — was out of our minds with grief. 2.650 kata lagi

Mind-Wandering

“Huge hills and mountains of casks on casks were piled upon her wharves, and side by side the world-wandering whale ships lay silent and safely moored at last.”

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General Irrelevance

How far is okay?

Something interesting happened this morning. I was in class at 7 AM (waking up at 5:30 AM in the dark and cold is worth a ranting blogpost by itself, I say) and faced with a class of Grade 9 students who write at a possessed pace. 637 kata lagi

In The Classroom

PreK3 Gumdrop STEM Activity

Who says STEM programs are only for middle school! Our Prek3 uses STEM concepts in the classroom as a matter of routine. 

Last week, in PK3 the students applied the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics to create a tower using gumdrops and toothpicks. 34 kata lagi

In The Classroom

Parlez-vous français?

When I first decided in Grade 6 that I wanted to be a teacher, my Mom (a teacher) told me that I would always have a job in the field of education if I was qualified to teach French. 1.109 kata lagi

In The Classroom

Martin Luther King Day 2017 -- Online Teaching Resources

In English Composition courses, I usually assign Martin Luther King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” I’ve heard from students that they really appreciate having that reading included. 363 kata lagi

Just Ask Siri!

The #edublogsclub prompt this week (read more about the group and join here) has the participants sharing what their classroom and work spaces look like and how they are set up. 961 kata lagi

Sheila Vick