Monthly Archives: March 2012

WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL STUDENT?


“WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL STUDENT?” by James Robert White, Ed. D.   S       TAY IN SCHOOL! T      HINK CAREFULLY! U      SE TIME WISELY! D      EVELOP GOOD STUDY HABITS! E      NGAGE IN MEANINGFUL ACTIVITIES! N      EVER  SKIP CLASSES! T      AKE LEARNING … Continue reading

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August Rush


A great film for discussing resilience, faith, discernment, and pursuit of happiness, August Rush addresses social and emotional needs of gifted learners, especially those with a passion for music.

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Artists Books


An avenue of expression that strongly appeals to me.  I have found a few artists that I admire and works that I feel inspired by.  Check them out via the presentation I am giving in class tonight 🙂 

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Camping Trip Lesson


Trying to do too much is a theme in the lives of many educators, but we make it work because we love life…  every complicated minute of it. Wednesday, my husband made reservations for a tent site at a campground … Continue reading

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Teachers Need Respect for Learning Styles Too


Preparing our school district to implement Common Core Standards, the training schedule has been demanding. Over a dozen instructional facilitators and district leaders have been leading teachers through modules that consist of videos, slide shows, and activities as part of … Continue reading

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Writer’s Brain, Not Writer’s Block


Originally posted on A Writer's March:
[By Guest Blogger Randi Beck] According to randomly chosen sources with important sounding names, these are the 10 most frequent warning signs of early memory loss: Disrupts daily life Problems planning or problem…

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Exceptional Students: ADD, AIG, Anxiety, & More


There are students who show signs of disorders that may share similar symptoms to ADD. Teachers do not have permission to share their insight with parents.  A teacher may know the child needs a medication refill. A teacher may believe … Continue reading

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