This is one of many many many poems which i've written over the last five years of "retirement" as a teacher.
Many are in my books or on my website (Google JOSIE'S POEMS) but this one you can use in your classrooms or libraries to read to the children as autumn is well and truly here. Well it is here in England as my back tells me because I've been picking up many leaves today. Do let me know if the children enjoy this…Continue
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On behalf of the over 50 authors who contributed to School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come, we are delighted to announce that our crowdsourced eBook is now available for free…Continue
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Thanks to Eric Bateman for his wonderful scoop.it and giving out this idea!
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In a previous life, I was a historian on track to earn a doctoral degree from a prestigious university. I taught large sections of freshmen western civilization history. I loved the Socratic method as a teaching method and yet I never stopped to think about how I was teaching was just as important as what I was teaching.
In my readings for this session, I have confirmed what I have suspected for awhile. History professors and educators in general, need to make a fundamental shift in…Continue
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(Well he has caught me because I'm recovering from a cold after a school visit. I should keep away from such places).
ACHOO WILL CATCH YOU - Josie Whitehead
Everyone’s met Achoo, known as the common cold.
He’s an evil little cold germ who’ll not do as he’s…Continue
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