Classroom reading strategies have been around for years, but new and improved strategies prove that not all methods are created equal.
Collective wisdom can lead to transformative learning!
Who Is Eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program? A household is eligible if a member of the household meets one of the six criteria below: Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, or Lifeline; Approved to receive benefitsContinue reading “Emergency Broadband Benefit Program”
Recently, I’ve been re-introduced to some the educational theoretical brainiacs of history. Let’s see…There’s Dewey, Piaget, Freire, and good ole’ Lev Vygotsky (and tons others). Vygotsky was known in education circles only after his death in 1934. He was Russian and lived through the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, which basically caused him to research andContinue reading “Vygotsky and Schema”
View Post The NM Department of Finance and Administration released this today! State Announces $170M for Rental and Utility AssistanceAssistance is for households experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 SANTA FE – The state of New Mexico will grant approximately $170M of federal aid to New Mexicans for rental and utility assistance to households experiencingContinue reading “Do you need help paying rent? Find out about the Emergency Rental Assistance Program”
There are so many untold stories within these lines. But, at the end, it’s about what comes next.
A late afternoon snack; Episode 3. This is a poem that speaks about the power of a relationship between a teacher and a child, written by Dr. Hiam Ginott. I’m sharing this solid piece of advice: a teacher must wield their power carefully. I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisiveContinue reading “Between Teacher and Child”
The Doctor will see you now. Episode 2 – Teachers’ Snacks Series. In case you don’t know, I’m offering up our hungry New Mexico teachers some nutritious brain food in the form of small bite-sized PD. See yesterday’s morsels on Positive Behavior Supports. Let’s dive into some RTI today! Response to Intervention: RTI. If aContinue reading “The RTI Analogy”
I’m starting a new blog series called, Teacher Snacks. Why? Teachers are often on the hunt for bite-sized applicable information they can apply to their learning setting immediately. Kids need snacks, and teachers need snacks too. I LOVE snacks – and really all food… Teacher Snacks will offer short and concise information about topics andContinue reading “Teacher Snacks”
Happy New Year! I know I’m not alone when I say this year HAS TO BE better than last. What a crazy year 2020 was; one to re-account for the grandchildren for sure! I’ve caught up on quite a bit of reading over the holiday. So many titles include the word “rethinking” in light ofContinue reading “Rethinking Everything”