Tag Archive: research

Bicycles, Books, and Service Learning (Oh my)

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    While splashing through rain puddles, running errands, and joining in group rides—all month long I’ve been pedaling through my pledge to ride my bicycle each and every day of April. It’s called… Continue reading

Buzzing into Spring: Books for a Classroom Project on Bees

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As spring is approaching (a little too soon in Minnesota this year), I can’t help but imagine the project-based learning activities I’d love to do with students if I could magically buzz back… Continue reading

Lesson Idea: Salt to the Sea

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What teacher doesn’t love a book that inspires kids to research? With the excitement of a new school year, I can only dream of getting back into the classroom to teach Ruta Sepetys’… Continue reading

Series Review: Both Sides of the Story

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Animal Rights by Patience Coster. 2012. 9781448871841. Gr. 5-8. Arab-Israeli Conflict by Nicola Barber. 2012. 9781448871834. Gr. 5-8. Cloning and Genetic Engineering by Nicola Barber. 2012. 9781448871872. Gr. 5-8. Death Penalty by Nicola… Continue reading

Digital Learning Day—February 6

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The second annual Digital Learning Day is quickly approaching: Wednesday, February 6, 2013, is a great opportunity to explore the multitude of important ways in which technology can enhance education. Teachers, librarians, media… Continue reading