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Guest Blog: Middle School ELA Educator, Cynthia Walsh, Newell-Fonda

Guest Blog: Middle School ELA Educator, Cynthia Walsh, Newell-Fonda

Mike Anderson and I were fortunate to support Mrs. Walsh in her quest to utilize the 3D printer in middle school language arts. We met in the summer to play with the 3D printer and to brainstorm and plan ELA connections. Mike also provides training…

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The Last Days of School

The Last Days of School

“Nothing happens during the last week of school…” That commonly heard commentary served as motivation to make something happen in my classroom. And something did. The last inquiry unit in my classroom served as a springboard into summer fun, “What is love?” prompted the mission…

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Literary Devices in Music

Literary Devices in Music

Another cool example of students’ use of iPads ¬†at Northeast Hamilton- in Sherry Leksell’s English class the kids created videos to show all the literary devices they found in the music they listen to. One kid “yelled” at Mrs. Leksell (@SherryLeksell), “Now I can’t listen…

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