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Recommending a Student Laptop

I’m trying to decide if I should recommend that my students, particularly my freshmen, get a cheapo Chromebook laptop for school. We have laptops at school, but they are a pain to use. They are Microsoft machines, and crippled in

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Vocabulary List Ruminations

I just finished putting together and posting almost all of my US History unit vocabulary lists here in the early summer. For some years now, I have started my annual planning by putting together these lists. The lists allow me

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Late policy ruminations

Another teacher asked me for my late policy a few days ago. I’d been trying to recruit teachers from my building to work with something like my late policy. Everyone in the building has different standards and processes, so the

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