• by Bill Soistmann
    Programmer, educator, troublemaker. I love baseball.

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Free Interactive Phonics Games

Add these interactive phonics games to your collection of PowerPoint phonics games in your classroom. Free collection of games from The Curriculum Corner. Source: Free Interactive Phonics Games
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From Next Big Thing to Next Big Nothing

Source: From Next Big Thing to Next Big Nothing — Joanne Jacobs
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Disrupting the Myth about “Mediocre” Students – Scientific Learning

How one teacher turned an underachiever into an overachiever by teaching executive function. In early elementary school, Louise (all names in this story have been changed) was a sweet child who never caused trouble. She was also an average student who was rarely chosen for...
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Our Schools/Truthdig: Could Corporations Control What’s Taught in Our Public Schools?

The national discussion about the movement to privatize America’s public schools has mostly focused on the issues of charter schools and school voucher schemes. But a growing number of parents, teachers, and public school advocates, as well as experts in academia, are...
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‘Screens in Schools Action Kit’ to Help Parents Push Back Against Edtech Overuse

Parents and educators worry about how much time students spend facing digital devices. Here is a useful resource to help children live lives that aren’t dominated by screen use. Contact: Seth… Source: ‘Screens in Schools Action Kit’ to Help Parents Push Back Against Edtech...
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Where the Democratic Presidential Front-Runners Stand on Education – Politics K-12 – Education Week

What would a new Democratic administration mean for education? We’re getting a clearer idea as former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders emerge as top contenders for the nomination. Source: Where the Democratic Presidential Front-Runners Stand on...
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Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Common Sense Messaging Apps & Tips to Connect with Families During School Closures

Source: Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: Common Sense Messaging Apps & Tips to Connect with Families During School Closures