Total Results: 13

Christie Wyman May 19, 2018

May 19, 2018

The Wonders of Science

During the month of April, National Poetry Month, I participated in poet/author Amy Ludwig VanDerwater's "1 Subject 30 Ways" challenge. Her challenge was also a bit of an informal book study and master class, as she used her fall 2017 release Poems ...

Christie Wyman Apr 15, 2018

Apr 15, 2018

Beware! Take care!

Happy National Poetry Month! This month I am tagging along with poet/author Amy Ludwig VanDerwater during what has become her annual NPM Project. You can click here to learn more about this straight from Amy! This year she is writing and sharing a ...

NCFL Feb 15, 2018

Feb 15, 2018

Deadline approaching for 2018 Families Learning Conference session proposals

alling family engagement practitioners, educators, librarians, community stakeholders, and others who work to eradicate poverty through education solutions for families: NCFL invites you to share your best practices and effective strategies for ...

Carol Varsalona May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017

Choice Leads to Voice: Wonder Bundle #2

On Twitter, there have been many thoughts exchanged by educators on the topic of choice. It is often found in student-centered classrooms where there is a culture of trust. In these havens of learning, learners are provided opportunities to choose ...

Delsia Malone Apr 2, 2017

Apr 2, 2017

Wondrous Lesson Planning

This month, I had the great opportunity to work with my best friend (since fifth grade), Mrs. LaMecha James, Mathematics Specialist, on a lesson including Wonderopolis and mathematics. It was a truly a lesson for me how seamlessly she thinks of ...

Kristie Ennis May 2, 2016

May 2, 2016

​Wonder Wall in the Freshman Academy: Starting High School Off Right!

Students will each have Wonder Journals provided to them that they can decorate and make their own. We can pool a big supply of old magazines and art supplies for this activity, and I will come up with parameters for the journals. Essentially, ...

Krissy Pierce Mar 24, 2016

Mar 24, 2016

An Online Home

I always thought Twitter would be my one true love. I joined the worldwide professional learning network at the exact right moment in my career. I was overwhelmed with the status of education and feeling alone in my journey to understand. Twitter ...

Caplin Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

Valentine's Day is Approaching

What is the first thing you think of when someone mentions Valentine's Day?  If you're a teacher typically it is not flowers, chocolates or a card, you think of the "party" that you will be having in your classroom this Tuesday.  I know that I am ...

Caplin Family Dec 21, 2012

Dec 21, 2012

Connecting Continents

Building wonder in my classroom has been a HUGE part the past two years.  Ever since I have been using Wonderopolis almost on a daily basis in my classroom.  I believe strongly that our students learn from our modeling, so I often use phrases ...

Phillips Family Nov 24, 2012

Nov 24, 2012

Connecting With Wonder Lead Jon Fines' Class Via Skype

Last weekend, I emailed fellow Wonderopolis Wonder Lead and kindergarten teacher, Jon Fines to see if he would have time to Skype on Monday or Tuesday.  My students had been working on some Thanksgiving readers theaters and I wanted to give ...

Caplin Family Nov 5, 2012

Nov 5, 2012

The Joy of Planning

Often in teaching I learn about different resources and my Dingo account is over bookmarked with many sites that I learn about from twitter.  In addition, I have a wide variety of professional books that I often refer too but typically during the ...

Phillips Family Sep 12, 2012

Sep 12, 2012

Focus Questions and WONDERS About Valentine's Day

We have been spending time each morning talking about the "focus" questions uses to help guide their writing for each "wonder".  A student noticed last week that the first "focus" question is always the "wonder" question of the ...

Edwards Family Jul 27, 2012

Jul 27, 2012

Current Events and Youngzine?

When you look at the logo above, what parts jump out at you?What do you think this is the logo for?Do you think Current Events?(That is not really the first thing that came to my mind)So, what do you think of when you hear the words: Current ...