Monthly Archives: April 2011

Digital Tracks Even in Borneo

I have been gearing up for change. Next year will be my last year teaching at Pasir Ridge International School (PRIS), located on the island of Borneo. That will complete five superb years serving the students and community here in … Continue reading

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Memoirs Made Easy

Recently, I attended a workshop about writing memoirs with kids by slam poet, performer and educator, Michael Salinger. This guys is fun to watch. He’s a natural performer and very engaging. Next year our school has invited both him and his … Continue reading

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Snap Shot Writing

Sara Holbrook, author, poet and educator, introduced Snap Shot Writing as a quick way for teachers to assess students’ writing. You can apply any subject (math, science, social social, etc) to the format. I just returned from Spring Break holiday, … Continue reading

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Ditch Boring Book Reports for Animoto Book Trailer

Are your students tired of writing old fashioned book reports? Are you tired of reading those same boring book reports? Try something new and exciting that kids will enjoy creating and you’ll enjoying grading–the Animoto Book Trailer. Jeri Hurd presented a … Continue reading

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