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Where do we begin? Perspectives on STEM for TK

As a Transitional Kindergarten (TK) teacher I find myself in a common quandary in relation to classroom Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities. Administrators, parents, advocates, and policy makers expect more STEM in our 21st century classrooms and our…
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Some reading apps for emerging readers

4 Useful iPad Apps for Young Readers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Sourced through from: I will try these for my own young readers and recommend to other parents. Do you have any favorites? See also on…
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A few resources for parents ~ Pocos recursos para padres

Here are a few resources I found in response to some of the parent requests in conferences this week. This is a work in progress so let me know if you have any to recommend.  ~ Aquí hay algunos recursos que…
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New iPad?

Did your family get a new iPad for Christmas? There are many apps that are free or low-cost that are recommended for learning. has “The 55 Best Free Educational Apps” here. In our classroom we are using MobyMax. You…
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A few resources for sight word practice

Here’s a few websites: Make a Word | I Can Read | PP Word List | P List | 1st | 2nd  A few apps: HFW App (iTunes) Sight Word Flash Cards (iTunes)   If you have suggestions, please let Mr. Schwanz know.

iPad for our classroom

My page at is an opportunity for any to give to our iPad project. I have an opportunity to pilot writing software for CommonCore and need an iPad. About 50% of our students have iPads at home but we…
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I need your help. I have an opportunity to test software for writing and CommonCore. But I have a problem. I do not have an iPad that I can use. I am looking for help. If someone has an iPad…
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Digital connections

The other day I was talking with a student about her use of tenmarks .com. This math program provides free online practice on our target standards. A number of our students take advantage of it at home. She said that…
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Motion math

Grammar up


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