Writing a book report is only one way of sharing information about what you read. Here are a few more ideas to start your brainstorming. Make a paper doll of the main character and explain your selection of clothing and accessories. Create a paper cube. Star with a flat piece of paper and cut it… Read More »
The controversy rages on. What do YOU think? Even the Costco Connection addresses this question. Now it’s your turn! Send me your thoughts, then I’ll share mine.
Motivation is important at home, at school, and at work. So what steps help encourage individuals to actively engage? Clear objectives. Share the overview of your expectations. Brainstorm ideas on how to reach your goal. Provide resources to help reach that goal. Allow individuals to make choices within the project. If people are interested and… Read More »
The controversy rages on. Do kids need recesses? Aren’t they wasting valuable instruction time? If recesses are needed, how many and how long is appropriate? I’m no expert, but, when I taught, the recess breaks were important to the kids and to me. Primary children need to get up, get outside and run, socialize and… Read More »
It’s spring but it’s not too late to offer your services in classrooms! Yes, I know, you may want to weed your garden, or go for a walk, or spend an hour with a friend over a lemonade, BUT… consider also spending an hour or two helping in a classroom or in a school office.… Read More »