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    Empowering student voice

    “Get out of their way and let them be amazing.” Scott McLeod at TEDxDesMoines This quote from Scott McLeod in his TEDX talk on Extracurricular empowerment stood out for me. There are so many examples of students who have great ideas and are t
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    Bringing Infographics to Life

    Grade Two students are able readers, but it is developmentally appropriate for them to be reading leveled picture books as all of my students are developing reading and writing skills. Additionally, in my classroom we have several Learning Support an
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    Local & Global Interactions

    Within our Grade Two classroom the focus has been “communication systems enable local and global interactions”. As part of the student inquiries they investigated the postal system, how mail travels and by extension the mechanisms which work
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    Fight the Empowerment

    [caption id="attachment_215" align="aligncenter" width="913"] “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead[/caption]   What a pow
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    Images That Take Action

    Remember when I got into my students' head about Syria? We were last talking at home about what action we could take and with who... well we have made progress. We ARE taking action. My students came back together last week and one of my Swedish