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The Best of Classrooms Without Walls – 1

Enjoy some of my favorite posts in this blog since it started on Aug. 4, 2007. The best of_classrooms_without_walls_1 http://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/8241378 View more presentations from Alan Cohen Advertisements

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Help Your Neighbors Affected by Tornadoes and Other Disasters

On June 1, a tornado struck western MA. and devastated the homes and property of many in Springfield and the  surrounding communities. I wanted to help these people so I designed a t-shirt at CafePress.com. Weather disasters have affected many … Continue reading

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Rewired: Rewire the teacher/student relationship?

From my Books I Am Reading blog. What I enjoy most about Rewired is that it forces me to think about the issue of technology and learning. I face this issue daily as do many teachers with students texting in class. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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Women are better students

Women are better students than men. Last summer, in one of my classes, the male students were either absent or skipped. All of my female students attended. There was no goofing off, no behavior problems, just a group of serious … Continue reading

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StoryPirates

Writing is very important. As an English teacher, I learn more about my students through their writing. It tells me what areas of grammar need practice, but more importantly, their writing displays their intelligence. My students write about things they … Continue reading

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Waiting For Superman

Don’t leave your child’s education in the hands of politicians whether they are Democrats or Republicans. No child deserves that fate. Continue reading

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Khan Academy

There are many examples of online learning sites. eduFire uses live video learning. Grokit uses a game environment. Curriki shares lesson plans and curricula. Khan Academy shares a content-rich set of videos. “The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006, by Salman … Continue reading

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