Check new ELL/ESL links on ELL page-

I’ve just posted a huge amount of links- which will lead teachers, parents, pre-service teachers to some wonderful resources for working with ELL students. There are also resources for TESOL teachers, dual language teachers and much more…. to find these links- you need to go to the ELL/ESL page-

Tessellations… a Funny Digg!!

Attention all Teachers!! I found this Digg post and thought what a GREAT example to use in the classroom!!! If you are about to teach TESSALLATIONS (or ISOSCELES Triangles)… I recommend using this VERY FUNNY comic on Subway’s cheese and how they put it on their sandwiches!!

Banyan Creek second graders learn more while enjoying their education

September 29, 2008 Banyan Creek second-graders learn more while enjoying their education > Posted by DAve DiPino at 4:01 PM  At Banyan Creek Elementary School, Susanna Livingston teaches a class of gifted second-graders and has found an innovative way to motivate her students.“First, and foremost, I prepare my students to be the world’s future scientists, Read More…

What is Web 3.0?

For some time now, I’ve been waiting for an explanation as to the differences between Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. I do not claim to be THE MOST KNOWledgable source for all things technology. Like all humans, I have strengths and weaknesses. Most of my strengths are in the area of integrating technology tools into the classroom, Read More…

How to Guides…

Here’s how this post came about… Just to give  you some background information on “background information” and why you should start new lessons with it…        (sidebar discussion #1: Educators give background information before beginning a new unit, or before reading a book with concepts that the teacher feels that some of the students may Read More…

New book on Writing!

<script type=”text/javascript”> var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”); document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “google-analytics.com/ga.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”)); </script> <script type=”text/javascript”> try { var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(“UA-15612597-1”); pageTracker._trackPageview(); } catch(err) {}</script> A new book on Writing is soon to debut, Pyrotechnics on the Page by Ralph Fletcher, one of the most respected sources on Read More…