Month: October 2015

A Treat For Teachers–Using Holidays For Learning Fun

This week, I’m linking up with the teachers at Secondary Smorgasbord to offer treats for teachers.Thanks to ELA Buffet and Desktop Learning Adventures for hosting! When I was a grad student, I remember saying, “I don’t think it’s right to give the students candy. Knowledge should be the reward, and sugar’s bad. Motivation should be

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Difficult Class? Try a Cooperative Review

I love playing games. My husband and I enjoy everything from Trivial Pursuit and Scrabble to more esoteric resource and strategy games like Seven Wonders and Game of Thrones. I bring a lot of games into my classroom. I’ve written about some of them here. I love it when classes can learn and review that

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