Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fairy Godmother

  I might not have the luxury of being a princess – Disney or otherwise – but I still feel like my wishes can come true. I realize that in this economy, and with the bulging world population, all that … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is on the horizon, and I wanted to express sincere gratitude for people who share. There are so many people who share their creations online: videos, pictures, music, games, culture tidbits, etc. As a teacher, I am always searching … Continue reading

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I am reflecting on my list of Top Ten Tools for Learning (and one tool that no longer makes my list) for the C4LPT Top Tools of 2011. It’s perfect since 10+1=11 and today is 11/11/11.  I could no easier … Continue reading

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Moodle v Edmodo

So far I have been extremely satisfied with the functionality of Edmodo in my 8th grade Spanish class. A major advantage was organizing all digital resources for student access in one place. When Edmodo announced over the summer that they … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead Done Differently

Día de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead) is a great opportunity to introduce the 6th grade students to a different culture. The celebrations are completely outside their normal realm of experience and it leads to great interest and … Continue reading

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