Posted in February 2014

How to Banish Plagiarism From Your Students’ Projects

How to Banish Plagiarism From Your Students’ Projects

“If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism. If you steal from two, it’s research.” John Burke “Washington was elected President as the unanimous choice of the electors in 1788, and he served two terms in office. He oversaw the creation of a strong, well-financed national government that maintained neutrality in the wars raging in … Continue reading

The NEW Way To Learn Those Dreaded Math Facts

The NEW Way To Learn Those Dreaded Math Facts

 “Research has shown that if students develop automaticity with their math facts, they can focus on solving problems rather than the basic facts involved in the task.  Mastery of basic facts means that a child can give a quick response (in about 3 seconds) without resorting to non-efficient means, such as counting” -Washington County Schools … Continue reading

ChatterPix Kids:  Bring Any Image To Life!

ChatterPix Kids: Bring Any Image To Life!

This poem was created by one of my darlings in class using the BookCreator app.  No inspiring or theory supported quote is needed when a child approves of something you are doing in class.  The child’s belief in a program (that is educational and occurs in school) is evidence enough that it is working. We … Continue reading