May 29, 2009 | Posted At: 07:00 AM | Author: Angela Bunyi | Category: Current Affairs
What an exciting year! I tried giving you a real peek in our classroom this year, and I hope you were not disappointed. And speaking of giving, I am ready to give you some news. What does the future hold? Read on to find out!
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May 27, 2009 | Posted At: 09:09 PM | Author: Angela Bunyi | Category: Current Affairs
Photo: Paige served as an Ambassador for the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in Nashville (04/08).
I am sorry for not posting on Monday. I made an unexpected trip to Atlanta which met with the end-of-the-year packing and wrapping up upon return. As promised, however, I do have a guest blogger for you today. Her name is Tammy, and she is the mother of one of my students, Paige. Paige was diagnosed with selective mutism at the age of four. I asked Tammy if she could post some information on selective mutism so that there could be a greater awarness of what SM is and is not.
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January 10, 2009 | Posted At: 07:35 PM | Author: Angela Bunyi | Category: Current Affairs
, Lesson Plans
, Social Studies
By chance, my government unit blends right into the real-world political scene as we welcome our 44th President, Barack Obama, through the Inauguration Ceremony on January 20th. Can you think of a better time to stop and talk about the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Amendments, and the 3 Branches of Government? I can't, and I am happy these concepts fall under our fourth grade teaching standards. I'd like to share my lesson plans and direct resources being used to teach this unit.
*Pictured: A Christmas tree branch, a hook that screws into the branch, fishing line, index cards, and some leaves= "Branches" of Government project.
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