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MIE Expert Weekend & ISTE 2015

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The end of a school year signals excitement for teachers and students primarily because it enables them to rest, rejuvenate and come back to school refreshed and stimulated for another rigorous school year. This particular school year ending was even more special since Microsoft and NCCE sponsored the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert weekend down at Philadelphia, PA at the ISTE 2015 Conference.

MIE Experts were given a chance to meet, collaborate and communicate with other MIE Experts from around the nation and talk shop.… Visit the author's original post

MIE Expert Weekend & ISTE 2015

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The end of a school year signals excitement for teachers and students primarily because it enables them to rest, rejuvenate and come back to school refreshed and stimulated for another rigorous school year. This particular school year ending was even more special since Microsoft and NCCE sponsored the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert weekend down at Philadelphia, PA at the ISTE 2015 Conference.

MIE Experts were given a chance to meet, collaborate and communicate with other MIE Experts from around the nation and talk shop.… Visit the author's original post

MIE Expert Weekend & ISTE 2015

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The end of a school year signals excitement for teachers and students primarily because it enables them to rest, rejuvenate and come back to school refreshed and stimulated for another rigorous school year. This particular school year ending was even more special since Microsoft and NCCE sponsored the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert weekend down at Philadelphia, PA at the ISTE 2015 Conference.

MIE Experts were given a chance to meet, collaborate and communicate with other MIE Experts from around the nation and talk shop.… Visit the author's original post

The Millionaires’ Club

Fourth graders from Ms. Jackson’s and Ms. Lopez’s are learning about the stock market and finances.  In a group selected by the teachers, children are able to learn about the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ exchange. Students analyzed their own lives and reflected on every day products they know, love and use. They brainstormed and came up with Apple, McDonald’s, Sony, Colgate, Six Flags, Disney, Scholastic, Target,  Staples, Children’s Place, Starbucks, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung and Google. Children selected an investment choice based on financial numbers and individual experiences.  … Visit the author's original post

The Millionaires’ Club

Fourth graders from Ms. Jackson’s and Ms. Lopez’s are learning about the stock market and finances.  In a group selected by the teachers, children are able to learn about the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ exchange. Students analyzed their own lives and reflected on every day products they know, love and use. They brainstormed and came up with Apple, McDonald’s, Sony, Colgate, Six Flags, Disney, Scholastic, Target,  Staples, Children’s Place, Starbucks, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung and Google. Children selected an investment choice based on financial numbers and individual experiences.  … Visit the author's original post

The 100th Day of School Celebration

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The 100th Day of School Celebration

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAScholars always look forward to special days and events and the 100th Day of School is one of the most special days. To children, 100 is special since it is a landmark number and because they know the day will be filled with fun activities both in the classroom and by content specialists. In the Library Media Center, multiple classes came together to hear a read aloud about the a kindergarten class celebrating 100 and count out 100 edible items. Upper academy children scaffolded lower grades as scholars counted out 10 groups of 10.… Visit the author's original post

Yoga = Literacy + Health Wellness in the School Library

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“What’s your favorite subject?” a child’s mother asked. “Library,” he told me he answered. “Library isn’t a class,” the mom promptly responded. “Oh, yes it is,” he answered. Oh, yes it it!!!

In the school library, I am able to teach research and information literacy skills. Students learn how to evaluate information and find resources. They begin to appreciate literature in new ways. Scholars are able to explore subjects they may have an interest in and expand their thinking. Several special education classes have been also able to learn how to relax, breathe calmly through difficult situations with other classmates or teachers that frustrate them and to let it roll right off.… Visit the author's original post