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11 Ways to Support Literacy

Eleven Ways to Support Literacy from andreakerr

July 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

It’s Not That Complicated: A Copyright Guide for Teachers

    Download Teacher’s Guide to Copyright PDF

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Attending to Details: Visual Supports in the Classroom

Visual supports are common teaching strategies when accommodating children with special needs.  Pictures, frameworks, charts, and symbols can steer learners clear of language barriers and set them up for success. … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Teach Like A Designer

Design is everywhere.  It seeks solutions that are both aesthetic and functional.  With a little bit of creativity and ingenuity we can make our lives easier and enjoyable.  Design has … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Quick Guide for Accommodating Students with Learning Disabilities

This is just a sample of a few characteristics of Learning Disabilities and some strategies you can use for each. Here is a more extensive list from York Region District … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Amplify #2

The goal of the Amplify project is to share teacher voices.    I’m doing this in order to practise creativity and media production, but more importantly I want to: to … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Amplify #1

The goal of the Amplify project is to share teacher voices.    I’m doing this in order to practice creativity and media production, but more importantly I want to: to … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Smartboarding for Real

You finally got a SMART Board!  Now what?  Here are some things you might not do. Be the only one who uses it. It’s interactive.  Give your students a turn, or even … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

10 Reasons to Refresh Your Lessons with Media Literacy in the New Year

I am really feeling the importance of teaching media literacy in my junior classroom.  Media Literacy is so positively engaging, relevant, and cross-curricular. I’m hoping to pass on some inspiration. … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Case for Social Media in the Classroom

Let’s face it.  Social Media is everywhere and a very appealing means of communication for students.  While students may want to socialize, Social Media serves a far greater purpose.  It … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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