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Science is IN!

October31

In 2015, Meghan McCrorey and I had an idea… let’s figure out how to take the trend of interactive notebooks from messy & time consuming to more practical & engaging in her classroom in order to achieve her science learning objectives. We wrote an Innovative Grant proposal for the Westford Education Foundation and were awarded […]

Read Our Lips

November5

Recently, I attended an excellent MassCUE workshop presented by Timothy Harkins that focused on integrating iPads into elementary science. This session reinforced the idea that it’s best to choose a few apps and use them for many purposes. From this session, one easy to use app that I added to my must try list was […]

It’s the Little Things…

October29

Being an elementary educator, I know that it’s those little things that can make our days… especially when those little things help us manage and engage a classroom of students! At MassCUE in Suzy Brooks‘ presentation, “Technically Invisible,” I came across such a tool that I think teachers with mounted projectors will love to try […]

Podcasts + Flash Cards = No More Mass Confusion

November8

Last spring, my Librarian colleague, Valerie Loughman, and I completed a project funded by a MassCUE Initiative Grant. Background: Third graders traditionally study famous people who have lived in Massachusetts (MA HSS Standard 3.7). Unfortunately, what should be a celebration of contributors to our state turns into mass confusion for this age level. Appropriate materials […]

Classrooms with a View

February15

Many moons ago when I was a second grade teacher, I was involved in a grant that brought three computer projectors to my elementary school. Our focus was the traditional five paragraph essay and how projecting student work and our own mini-lessons was faster, more efficient and eye-catching to students. The tools, resources and technology […]

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