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"Technology will not replace great teachers, but technology in the hands of great teachers can be transformational."
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My husband and I have six children, a sweet golden retriever named Mollie, and a cuddly cat named Roo.
When I’m not teaching, I am traveling to the upper peninsula of Michigan, scuba diving in Cozumel, or fussing with my houseplants. I seem to always find room for more!
How can I help you?
I’d love to help you set up literacy and math centers with a blend of both traditional tasks and digital resources.
You probably knew your future teaching-self would utilize technology in your classroom, but I don’t think anyone could imagine the pandemic of 2020. As I’m writing this, nobody really knows what returning to school in the fall will look like. What we do know is that we are going to need technology more than ever…
Teaching an interactive writing lesson is a versatile way to differentiate and review past literacy skills. This method differs from modeled or shared writing in that the students write on the paper with the teacher. Since the students do the writing, they will take ownership of the text and as a result, they will both…
Close reading is exactly as it sounds. It’s reading closely. Students will spend several days on one text, looking at the words the author uses and discussing the text’s meaning. This method of digging deeper into the text will prepare your students for independent analysis of a passage. A close reading definition by the website “We…
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