Monthly Archives: October 2013

Red Dress Manor: A Real-Life Spooky Mystery Just In Time for Halloween!

Source:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2476404/The-house-thats-frozen-time-Eerie-images-inside-abandoned-Red-Dress-Manor-clothes-wardrobes-photographs-walls-love-letters-strewn-floors.html Love letters and pictures strewn across the floor in wild abandonment….. Her dressing table just as she left it….. Beds still made…..Clothing in disarray on the bedroom floor…All except for one article– a long red gown hanging in … Continue reading

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Creative Hashtag Foldable: Friday’s T.I.P. (Technique Into Practice)

Creative Hashtag Foldable Every day, I have the pleasure of visiting the classrooms of some very creative teachers so I thought I would start sharing some of the wonderful ideas I get to see.  Hopefully, they will touch a creative … Continue reading

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Quick Share~ Creative Exit Slip Idea Based on Twitter

 Classroom teachers are constantly on the lookout for creative ways to quickly check for student understanding without having to administer a pencil / paper activity.  Many teachers rely on “bell-ringers” at the beginning of class or exit slips at the … Continue reading

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Literacy Site Recommendation

Screenshot from http://www.newsela.com At every grade level, especially high school, teachers struggle to find high interest current events that students will enjoy reading, regardless of their reading level.  The Newsela website (www.newsela.com) is a gold mine!  Articles are correlated to … Continue reading

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