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Elementary Makerspace

How to Equip Your Makerspace for Under $200

 More and more, teachers are looking to empower their students to be creators, makers, and engineers. In the land of open-ended problem-solving, few things are more enticing than creating a makerspace. But what exactly should go in a makerspace? What would a makerspace look like if you spent less than $200 setting it up? …

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Inclusive Elementary Classroom

How to Create a More Inclusive Elementary Classroom for Students with Special Needs

A few years ago, I was asked by another teacher to observe their classroom to provide some insight for a student with attention issues. At the time, I was a preschool special education teacher. Although the teacher had her heart in the right place, she used old-fashioned strategies to try and get the student to …

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The Simple Guide to an Incredibly Useful Theory Called Interactive Spatial Learning

I’m going to share a bit of background with you before I outline Interactive Spatial Learning (ISL) and how it can help structure your classroom and your teaching. Constructivism  As a beginning teacher, I was taught the theory of constructivism. This theory basically means that people learn by constructing meaning from their interactions and experiences …

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