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  • How To Read & Report Nonfiction

    20 Reading Comprehension Activities and 12 Writing Activities for Reporting Research Without Copying Latest Book by Author/Speaker Dr. Keith Polette is Now Available! Students often meet the “limits” of their “literacy” because they fail to connect ideas and make associations in order to construct connotative meanings as they read. The activities in this book will
  • Virtual Field Trips

    Everybody loves field trips, a day out of school and a sack lunch.  It doesn’t get any better than that! However, with today’s technology, it is NOT necessary to leave the classroom. Therefore, avoiding postponements or cancellations due to weather and, also, saving time and money. Today, we are going to take a couple of
  • The History of Pieces of Learning

    In February, 1988, Joe Wayman and Kathy Balsamo sat at the Ramada Inn Restaurant in Dayton, Ohio, to discuss the possibility of joining forces to begin a consulting venture that would also include Nancy Johnson. All had been consultants for the Illinois Gifted Program, involved with Good Apple’s Challenge magazine, and authored activity books. Creative