Facebook can teach you something?

Well.. maybe.. Facebook CAN teach you something. Since I have been on my signing journey I have tried multiple ways to learn sign. I have gone to various websites, and I have tried You Tube. This is my least favorite way, but it might have something to do with who I am as a learner.…

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Learning something crucial: How to swim

Hola a todos! Since my mini-bag is in process. For this week of recess, I decided to learn something entertaining and “half” new: swimming with my head submerged. And no, it’s not that I don’t know how, but it’s tough for me to swim with my head down (very strange). It all started because I live with two girls from Mexico (Mar and Marisol, I love them) who are lifeguards, and both worked in camps with children. So, they invited…

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Scratch This!

This week’s post was a fun one for me. I used to do html coding a long time ago when I used to build blogs. I spent a fair amount of time doing it, but then we had little ones, and all of a sudden I didn’t have time anymore. I actually went through   Code…

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Developing Critical thinkers: Literacy in a Digital Age

Although I have experience teaching a variety of grade level configurations between grade 1-5, I have spent the better part of my career in Grade 1 and 2. In thinking about this age group and the fact they are in their “spongy knowledge years”, I see the importance in teaching digital literacy. At this stage of the game, teaching students to use technology as a way to obtain information and build upon their skills is key. Here are some ways…

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