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The Book Deserts of Underserved Communities by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson and @latinapheonix There are deserts that span vast distances around the world. They lack the resources to support the diversity of life seen in places that have sufficient environmental conditions that allow for growth of foliage allowing animals to live, survive and […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: The Book, “Deserts of Underserved Communities”"
Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson @laphoneix The visit at the Orlando Science Center (OSC) was one of the highlights for our family during the winter school break. A great period for family time, learning, participation in activities that were fun, educational, and creating “ah ha” […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson and @laphoneix: Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center"
The title says it all!!! One of my main priorities as an instructional coach is to develop capacity in teachers and therefore impact student learning. As I reflect (and I do that a lot) on this school year as it gets closer and closer to ending, I can’t help but be proud of the work […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Instructional Coaching and Student Work"
Well, it’s not quite the end of the year but June will be here before we can blink!!! I’ve been in lots of classrooms and can still feel the excitement that teachers and students have in using the #digitalresources. I’ve been working with some 5th-grade students with Sphero (https://twitter.com/SpheroEdu). They are teaching me!!! All […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: End of Year Excitement"
Last Thursday, we celebrated #NCDLDAY at Lake Rim (follow us on twitter Lake Rim). My expectations were high because I had spent most of the year sharing and presenting and learning about digital resources with teachers. This was a district effort and a school effort. Without trying to pressure teachers, I asked them what they were […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Digital Learning Reflections"
can sometimes surprise me. I have a student, Stan, who is a self-admitted lazy person. This kid is SMART. Like what-are-you-doing-in-my-class-instead-of-advanced-English smart. He writes well, reads well, thinks abstractly, and does most of the work. But he is lazy. He often turns in work that minimally meets the requirements, represents superficial thinking, or is illegible. […]Read more "Guest Post via @dr_riina: What real learning looks like…"