Author Archives: Catlin Tucker

Blend Online and In-class Discussions to Give Every Student a Voice

“When I engage in dialogue, I recognize that those I speak with are equal to me, and I work from the assumption that they hold within them wisdom, knowledge, ideas, and gifts.” That line from Jim Knight’s book Unmistakable Impact highlights … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Custom Search Engine

When I work with elementary teachers, one of the biggest concerns I hear about is the fear of what students will find online. Teachers know it’s important to teach students how to search effectively, evaluate website credibility, and cite their … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution: I’m Moving ALL Assessment into the Classroom

I don’t typically make “pie in the sky” New Year’s resolutions, but This may sound like a crazy resolution given that most teachers spend hours of time outside of school assessing their students’ work. However, there are three reasons I’d … Continue reading

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