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Teaching

Tell Me a Story

It is challenging to be a person with a reading disability. So much of school, and even life, ...
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I’d Like to Ask You a Couple of Questions

Does your school have extra-curricular activities?  If so, why?  Maybe we don’t give intentional thought very often to ...
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Mastering the Art of Classroom Group Work: Fostering Critical 21st-Century Skills

After sharing that I needed to reteach a small group of students, my teammate said, “I was thinking ...
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Can You Draw Me a Map?

Does Your Classroom Have a Globe?      Right before Thanksgiving, I talked to fourth graders about the hymn, ...
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Oh, Sing to the Lord!

When I first started teaching a few years ago, (okay, many years ago), my first classroom had a ...
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What Company Will You Keep?

Certainly, you have heard the old adage, “Misery loves company.” It is unfortunate how true this saying can ...
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Make All of November a Month of Thanksgiving

     Now that another Reformation celebration has passed, it’s time to gear up for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November ...
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The First Three Days of School…

This blog is about real life in our Lutheran schools. The title may allow the reader to reminisce ...
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Be There

You are free not to be. Free that is. You see, you are free for a fee. Confused? ...
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Jesus Loves You, This We Know!

Image by starline on Freepik Go ahead and sing! It’s okay to burst out in song, especially when ...
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