What's in a Name? | teaching

October 2016

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A lesson using picture book Elwood Bigfoot by Jill Esbaum   What? I used this “making friends” story to break the ice in a new school setting as well as to introduce reading and writing strategies, like predicting, summarizing, word choice. Why? We study author’s craft: Authors use specific, perfect words when writing a story. How? We …
Dove Notes: Love Notes from God Acts 13:36  “…David, … served the purpose of God in his own generation…”   I am a veteran teacher– having taught 31 years now.  Often I pray, asking if I am in the right place.  The new generations of teachers are so quick to learn different things, especially technology. …
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