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Educating the Educators: The Military Child IS in your school district/school/classroom

The video of the training I did I in March at K-State for Superintendents, Educators and Military leaders has been posted. It’s the second from the bottom video on this page. https://coe.k-state.edu/military/

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Farming theme saves small Kansas school – KansasCity.com

Farming theme saves small Kansas school – KansasCity.com.  Love it!  Math…kids lug it in buckets, pat it on the nose and fill it to a mark. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/03/26/4146256/farming-theme-saves-small-kansas.html#storylink=cpy

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Pinterest / Search results for common core 4th grade

Pinterest / Search results for common core 4th grade.  Just one example of the wealth of activities and resources available on Pinterest. Check it out.

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The Four Pillars of Education

  The Four Pillars of Education. I was reflecting on my philosophy of education based on foundations of education and the movement of the 21st Century Skills has really been the dominate force in my personal drive to learn, to … Continue reading

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Classroom Flipping

Why I Flipped My Classroom video. Have you heard about this teaching method sweeping the blogs and classrooms across the country? It makes sense that this would be a great learning method in theory but the logistics leaves questions; Access? … Continue reading

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Lesson Plans: Primary Science Centers Elementary, Science

Lesson Plans: Primary Science Centers Elementary, Science. This is a great site for all sorts of resources. This article on Primary Science Centers especially hits a soft spot for me. In an elementary classroom it’s so hard to work science … Continue reading

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Can Tech Save Education?

I am interested in watching the results of today’s technology in schools. The pace of development of tools is so fast and the implementation of it struggles to keep up. At a time in my life of thinking about simplifying my world, … Continue reading

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The study of learning and how the brain works in relation

A free online course! Amazing resource for professional development of all educators and counselors. 

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Universal Design Learning

  In his book Avatars of the Word, James Joseph O�Donnell speculates on what the real roles of educators will be in an information-rich world: [It will be] to advise, guide, and encourage students wading through the deep waters of the … Continue reading

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Apple – Education – Challenge Based Learning

Apple – Education – Challenge Based Learning, has made it easy for teachers to help students learn about learning. A combination of inquiry based learning, the 5 E’s of lesson planning and some Mythbusters investigation lays the framework for some … Continue reading

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