Total Results: 8

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 ...

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Kristie Ennis Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

We are Women, Hear us Roar!

Today is a day to recognize women for their accomplishments, for their unbelievable talents, and to honor them for being utterly indispensable. Rosie the Riveter comes to mind, as does Wonder #835. Take the time to share the importance of this ad ...

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Kristie Ennis Sep 8, 2016

Sep 8, 2016

Wonder Boxes are a Success!

The 4th grade math, 5th grade social studies, and 8th grade enrichment Wonder Boxes are out in KY classrooms and they have created suspense and wonder about academics already! Students and teachers alike are loving the build up to the opening of ...

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Krissy Pierce May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016

The Olympics are Coming!

Our beloved PE teacher announced this weekend that she is completely redesigning this year's Field Day (which takes place in one week!) with an Olympic theme. Working in a community that supports mostly low-income families, I know that many of our ...

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Paul W. Hankins Apr 27, 2016

Apr 27, 2016

#WallowinWonder: 1677: "What Makes Your Tongue Burn?"

We've been working with Catalog Verse in Room 407. You might recognize this type of poem if you've ever listened to:"My Favorite Things" from The Sound of MusicPaul Simon "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"REM "It's the End of the World As We Know It (And ...

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Krissy Pierce Apr 21, 2016

Apr 21, 2016

What Is Foster Care?

I will be honest - today's Wonder of the Day caught me off guard. As a teacher in a low income district, I work with many families experiencing unconventional living situations. Our students homes are provided by grandparents, friends, distant ...

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Paul W. Hankins Apr 12, 2016

Apr 12, 2016

Wallow in Wonder Poem 12: #1666: "Why are There Seven Days in a Week?"

I'm going to cheat a little today. Only because our students in Room 407 are working with Pantoum form today and tomorrow.And. . .Pantoum has seven letters. So the connection is really here except I am not sharing poems about the days of the week. A ...

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Paul W. Hankins Apr 7, 2016

Apr 7, 2016

Wallow in Wonder Poem 7: #1663: "How Sweet is Honeysuckle?

Here is a "Spine Poem" inspired by Wonder #1663, "How Sweet is Honeysuckle?"This wonder inspired me to wonder how sweet it is that we have a month to focus in on poetry--in particular, children's poetry. And even sweeter, that we have an opportunity ...

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