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Home-School Connection

My level 2 Spanish students are presenting the culmination of a month’s worth of hard work this week. About a month ago I introduced an IBMYP unit on backpacking. Since then students have worked to research and create a 6-day … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning with Drama: Principle Four

Principle four of teaching and learning with drama is learning to share power with students. Power is constantly at play in educational settings. Usually, it is a given that the teacher has more power than the students and this is … Continue reading

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Reflections on “Excellence in Teaching” by Heathcote

Upon reading another excellent article for my drama class (titled “Excellence in Teaching” by Heathcote), I had to share the quotes below that stood out to me and my reflections on them. “I must…have the ability to see the world … Continue reading

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How I Plan for a Sub in my Classroom

This week I am taking a precious personal day on Friday. It works out well logistically because Friday is the last day of our first semester and Monday we have off for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a grading … Continue reading

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