Monthly Archives: August 2012

Converting Lexile Levels to Approximate Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels Made Easy

Our district has just adopted i-Ready, an online diagnostic and instructional program. For all its great features, it current has teachers go to each individual student’s report to find the student’s Lexile Level. Now I may not be in the … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Maker Faire through Lytro Images

Had a great time at Maker Faire this year, so much so that I really want to get a MakerSpace into our district soon. I took my Lytro camera with me, snapping photos of those things that really spoke to … Continue reading

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Why did you become a teacher? How could you ever leave the classroom? (Part 1 of 2)

Today’s post is answering the first of two questions I get asked quite frequently. The first question often comes from those who aren’t teachers. The second question usually comes from teachers. Why did I become a teacher? I wish I … Continue reading

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STEM Coordinator? How’s That Going?

I started my new role as the STEM Coordinator on August 1st. The first question I get is asking what I will be doing. Well, for the most part, I will be in classrooms, supporting teachers in getting technology integrated … Continue reading

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