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About susanm2012

I am a teacher licensure candidate at University of St. Thomas. This blog is an assignment in my Reading for 5-12 students.

Learning with New Literacies

In this chapter I expect to learn about new literacies and how to incorporate these new styles of writing into the classroom. This chapter discusses many new technologies available to students today.  Some of these I am familiar with already, … Continue reading

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Public Writing and Writing for Tests and Assessments

Public Writing:  In this chapter I expect to learn what public writing is and strategies to teach it. Writing for Tests and Assessments:  In this chapter I expect to learn some ways to effectively use writing in formal assessments. These … Continue reading

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Developing Vocabulary and Concepts

In this chapter I expect to learn why content teachers should teach vocabulary and concepts and some good strategies to do this. This is one of the texts that I know I will keep to use as a reference book … Continue reading

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Virtual Class — Vocabulary Words

Civil War Secede Treason compromise Confederacy emancipate reconstruction insurrection Sectionalism union Civil rights Social Studies is a huge subject area, so I focused on vocabulary for a unit in American History — Civil War and Reconstruction.  The above words would … Continue reading

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Virtual Class — Diverse Learners Resource Link

http://www.nebraskasocialstudies.org/pdf/tsfswdln.pdf

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Virtual Class — Diverse Learners Resource Link

http://www.nebraskasocialstudies.org/pdf/tsfswdln.pdf

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Culturally Responsive Teaching in Diverse Classrooms

In this chapter, I expect to learn about diverse students and strategies to provide culturally responsive teaching. This is a topic that I find very interesting. I value cultural diversity and want to respect all people and their cultures. Having … Continue reading

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