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roesrules.org Edutopia recently posted an article on handwriting.  (https://www.edutopia.org/article/how-teach-handwriting-and-why-it-matters )  The article does an excellent job of explaining how handwriting supports learning to read, and what happens in the brain when we write by hand. I currently live in an area where school districts have committed to being paperless.  Curriculum directors have...
PRESS RELEASE June 28, 2018 Actor and Health Advocate Linda Hodge-McLoud of Atlanta reaches #1 on Amazon.com in not one, but two categories with her 1st children’s book “Gabby Grape Meets Junk Food Junkie!” SUMMARY “Gabby Grape Meets Junk Food Junkie!”, written by Linda Hodge-McLoud, edited by husband Harry H. McLoud and...
Dr. Coil: “Identifying underachieving gifted students, and explaining the reasons for this underachievement continues to stir controversy among practitioners, researchers and clinicians. (Reis S., McCoach B. 2000 The Underachievement of gifted students: What do we know and where do we go?)  “Despite this interest, the underachievement of gifted students remains...
STEM education STEM education іѕ a tеrm wеll-knоwn іn асаdеmіс сіrсlеѕ, аnd аmоng раrеntѕ whо еxрlоrе орtіоnѕ fоr thеіr сhіldrеn. But whаt іѕ STEM аll аbоut? Thе еxраndеd fоrm іѕ ѕіmрlе еnоugh, Sсіеnсе-Tесhnоlоgу-Engіnееrіng-Mаthеmаtісѕ, but thе іdеа bеhіnd STEM іѕ muсh mоrе thаn thаt. STEM dеvеlорѕ a ѕеt оf thіnkіng, rеаѕоnіng,...
Assessment systems, including classroom and large-scale assessment, are organized around the primary purpose of improving student learning (Fairtest , 2007) Principles and Indicators for Student Assessment Systems.)  Our schools in Dekalb County believe that assessments are designed to measure student growth and learning goals. We use Milestones Testing, Mapp...
“Have You Thanked an Inventor Today?” is an informational, children’s picture book, that can be enjoyed by children of all ages.  It chronicles the school day of a little boy; highlighting some of the inventions that he uses throughout his day, all of which were invented by Black Inventors! ...
The best and the most memorable learning experiences are those outside the walls of a classroom. So, great, you love to impact the world through teaching but what happens when the confines of a school setting frustrate your time, relationships and status? MOVE ON. It is alright if you cannot imagine...
Teaching is a compassionate and rewarding profession. Sadly, teachers are not always paid what they are worth.  However, teachers can always earn extra income that’ll at least put them in a more comfortable position. Teachers can earn a significant income by finding multiple streams of income without giving up...
  Having to manage stress is an expedient activity as it is one of the major ingredients of life. This is to say that however you decide to manage stress is a determinant of the kind of meal life will serve you. Needless to say, as outweighing as stress can...
  1)Adjust your sleeping hours- School time hours are back. You’re getting up at 5:30 and going to sleep at 11. For the first couple of weeks that’s normal for a teacher. Gradually, start laying down earlier and earlier. I love to lay down and start reading on my Kindle....
Ourteachingvoices a blog by Kamilah Danhi I am your teaching voice.
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