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Teacher Feature #40 – The year in review

For many schools in Canada, the school year ends this week. Both students and teachers are eagerly looking forward to holidays. However, before closing the books for good, I suggest an important exercise to engage both staff and students is … Continue reading

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Free Motivational Educational Posters

An old adage states that “a picture is worth 1000 words”. Based on this premise, what teacher would not want access to an innovative resource of educational posters worth 207,000 words? Recently, I serendipitously chanced upon Krissy Venosdale’s amazing resource … Continue reading

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Tagxedo: A Time-Saving Teacher’s Tool

Teachers are always looking for resources that can aid them in the teaching process or engage students in their own leaning. Some may be familiar with a free web-based tool called Wordle which can be used to create generate “word … Continue reading

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It’s the 2nd day of 2nd week of 2nd month

    Do you know why tomorrow, Tuesday, February 7, 2012 is special? True, it has been designated as “Safer Internet Day” but this particular day can easily be remembered because each year it will always fall on the second … Continue reading

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‘Survivor’ – Outwit, Outplay, and Outlast

Have you heard about the next planned “Survivor” show? Three businessmen and three businesswomen will be dropped in an elementary school classroom for 1 school year.  Each business person will be provided with a copy of his/her school district’s curriculum, … Continue reading

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