This post is all based on awesome idea #99 by my fab co-teacher @YYteach. The problem we were facing was that we had great mini-lessons and charts, but the students struggled to apply the teaching points independently. With our personal... Continue Reading →
This is the story of the Lancia family as told by my grandmother Onoria Lancia. Her memories of the war time years, starting a new life in Asmara, and reflections of 4 generations gone by.
In the 1990s Simons and Chabris conducted the following experiment at Harvard: Rolf Dobelli, author of The Art of Thinking Clearly states that, The monkey business test is considered one of the most famous experiments in psychology and demonstrates the... Continue Reading →
Over the years I have tried many a system for checking out classroom library books to students. Some systems were too onerous on teacher time. Some systems didn’t provide sufficient accountability so books would permanently be borrowed never to return!... Continue Reading →