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Lights, Camera, Action! – Project Based Learning -Take 1

    I have always been entranced by the ideas behind Project Based Learning. However, I find that sometimes it is hard for teachers to fully explore and understand what is behind this approach. The following video is the first of a series of videos about Project Based Learning published by Edutopia. Make sure you visit Edutopia’s website HERE, for more videos and interesting articles.… Read More

Lights, Camera, Action! –

  This week I selected a video about teaching phonics. I have discovered Katie Garner about a year or so ago. Her videos are not only inspiring, they are also very instructive and motivating. In the video I selected for today, Katie demonstrates how to teach children about the “mommy e” rule. I use it all the time with my tutoring students (sometimes using “bossy e” instead)… Read More

Lights, Camera, Action! – Bullying – Take 2

Remember “Daisy Chain” from my previous “Lights, Camera, Action!” post? Well, today I bring you “Dandelion”. “Dandelion” is the predecessor to “Daisy Chain” and also deals with the subject of bullying. It is a very touching short movie that will make an incredible conversation starter about this topic. Unfortunately, the authors do not allow this video to be embedded in webpages, but the movie is… Read More

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