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Find Your Marigolds

I recently received an email from a colleague who had addressed me as her "Marigold". I saw that the word marigold was hyperlinked, but as always, I was too busy and told myself I'd check it out later. A few days past and I saw the same colleague in passing, and she greeted me saying, "Hi Marigold'. I smiled, and we chatted and all…

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Added by Elaine Reimann on March 20, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

Reading – Fast or Slow, Does it Matter?



Have you ever considered yourself to be a ‘slow reader’?



As a life-long learner, I always strive to…

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Added by Elaine Reimann on March 3, 2017 at 18:46 — No Comments

Play in the classroom and in life

Dear Friends,



A previously written post, just waiting to be published...



สวัสดีปีใหม่,  



I write from Thailand as the Thai New Year draws close! I love the festival that goes along with the Thai New Year.  Songkran สงกรานต์ - Many only know of it as the 'Water Festival'.  However, there is a deeper symbolic meaning to all that water throwing - a beautiful gesture of cleansing away…

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Added by Kathryn M O Connell on February 23, 2017 at 18:47 — No Comments

Something to reflect on! Where are you?

Source: beconwiz.com …

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Added by Elaine Reimann on December 15, 2015 at 20:00 — No Comments

Concept based learning

I'm always on the look out for information regarding concept based learning especially related to Early Years Education. Lucky me, came across Christopher Frost's blog post fresh off the press this morning and found it refreshing to read through. Having worked exclusively within the IB PYP framework for the past 12 years I was glad to…

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Added by Elaine Reimann on March 5, 2015 at 13:15 — No Comments

7 Skills students need for their future

Hi Everyone,

I'm currently (as always) researching, this time about multimodal literacies and 21st Century learning skills.

Following is a link to a video I found worth watching. I have also embedded it into the video section of…

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Added by Elaine Reimann on January 11, 2014 at 23:58 — No Comments

Getting to know your learning toolbox

Hi All,

Here is an informative story worth reading. Shared by Reed Rhodes, a Learning Support teacher who carries around a large toolbox as he visit the classes of Beijing City International School (BCIS).

Want to know what's in the box? Find out here!

Added by Elaine Reimann on July 13, 2009 at 20:44 — 2 Comments

Differentiated learning/teaching

Hi everyone,



I finally have more time to focus on this ning as the school year is over.

One of my concerns is differentiated instruction. We all know the psychological and pedagogical foundations for such an approach, so I won't insist on that.

What I would like to hear about is how exactly you use it in your classrooms, what are your best experiences in this regard, how you could do it without enough resources, how often do you feel you really make use of it etc as… Continue

Added by Cristina Milos on July 2, 2009 at 5:00 — 2 Comments

Inquiry - I.T. - Blogs - Blogs? What is a Blog?

Hi Everyone,

You all know I try to keep up with "What's hot" in I.T. (especially when it comes to Mac's - smile), but this is not a Mac thing! This is about using I.T., Blogs in particular, within the primary classroom. I found this great 'Wiki' resource through the http://pypthreads.ning.com/ that some of you are familiar with. Soooo! if you are hesitant to use I.T. within your classroom as a tool -which will no doubt promote… Continue

Added by Elaine Reimann on March 27, 2009 at 17:49 — 13 Comments

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