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Having successfully completed a 30 year teaching career, I have seen the education pendulum swing back and forth. The concepts set forth in Common Core Curriculum are not as new as less experienced educators are led to believe. Appropriately applied, this curriculum concept has possibilities of helping students be successful. However, my concern is that because of the concept being so new, administrators...
I spend at least 15 minutes preparing for the first lesson for a new student. After the first lesson I spend approximately one hour in follow up time, making preparation for future lessons. This time includes gathering teaching materials from my files to use with the individual student. Once this initial preparation is made for the agreed time of our lessons together, then my prep...
Following are some of my 'go to' online resources. They help keep me up to date and also help me provide positive technology tools for my students. By sharing these, it is my hope that you find something here useful and interesting.
The Free Dictionary
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