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    Doing It All (for My Course 4 Final)

    Ever felt invincible? Like you can do it all? As if the world were your oyster, ripe for the picking? Like you could just juggle everything all at once? Well that's kiiiiiinda how I feel when I think ahead to the next course, and thus, planning m
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    Badges and Buzzwords.

    Badges. They're not just for Girl Scouts anymore! Initially, from the very first moment of learning about badges I think that it sounds cool. Consider a few pros, cons, and questions (and do feel free to chime in below if you can add more to
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    Flipping the library? Game on!

    If you count the library as a classroom, I've got the biggest, best, and best-resourced classroom in the school! Currently, the bane of my existence is helping my budding readers learn how to use the library well. We talk all the time about 'coding
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    A Final Project (in Pastel Colors)

    I would have never in a million years thought a final project could be so fun. Pastel colors, little boxes and triangles, maps and graphs, photographs - this was an absolute blast to make. At the moment the infographic is slightly informal. I'd s
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    Embarrassingly Un-Zen

    This week I explored some of my old Powerpoint presentations.  My first two years, I used Powerpoint as my main mode of "giving" the students information, but since have strayed away from it. I got into the depths of my last four years of teaching a
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    Classroom Visuals

    We are coming up on my favorite time of year... POETRY. Not only do I love poetry, but I think it is one of those pieces in my content area the is the most misunderstood and yields so many "ah ha" moments for my 8th graders.   The unit has
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    Week 5: Info-galactic

    Calling all Beastie Boys fans out there! Doesn't the word infographic get the song 'Intergalactic' stuck in your head? It does for me!! And now that you're humming THAT little tune, let me say, "Yay for infographics!!", because I am Wendy, an