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Monthly Archives: February 2013

March #WonderChat

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"Be curious always!  For Knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it." -Sudie Back The monthly Wonderopolis #WonderChat is back for March.  The hour long chat will be held this Monday, March 4th from 8-9pm EST.  We will be discussing using Wonderopolis and wondering to help guide, encourage, engage and inspire inquiry and research.  Please plan on joining in the discussion on Monday night to share what you are doing to engage your students in inquiry and research!  Be sure to check out th

Wonderopolis #WonderChat 2012-2013 Schedule

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Below are the dates and topics for the 2012-2013 Wonderopolis #WonderChat on Twitter.  Each chat is held on the first Monday of the month from 8:00-9:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.  Feel free to join the conversation, share ideas and ask questions if you are using Wonderopolis in your classroom or at home with your own children. October 1st - Using Wonderopolis and wondering to extend learning at home (making the home-school connection).  Fellow Wonder Lead, Maria Caplin

Wonders and Nonfiction Top Ten: #nf10for10

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Thank you, Cathy at Reflect and Refine, Julie at Write at the Edge, and Mandy Enjoy and Embrace Learning for organizing this nonfiction picture book

Considering WONDER Homework

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 My fifth graders love homework passes.  They are their "get out of jail" ticket.  If they forget their HW, they can use their HW pass and not get a "date." A date

Building Classroom Community Through Random Acts of Kindness

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During the winter break, I read Bullying Hurts Teaching Kindness Through Read Alouds and Guided Conversations by Lester Laminack and Reba Wadsworth.  It made me reflect and think about how much I wanted to start January working on rebuilding our classroom community, much like I try to do at the beginning of the year.  What better way to focus on our classroom community than to think about random acts of kindness and paying it forward?Here is what we

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