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While many consider the pen pal an analog age artifact, blogger and teacher Lisa Mims demonstrates how this very human form of communication is alive and well in her classroom - and relevant to her curriculum.
Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek presents his six favorite open educational resources that will introduce you to a wide world of curriculum materials for inspiring your students toward creative exploration and inquiry.
Drs. Teresa Washut Heck and Nancy Bacharach, Co-Directors of the Academy for Co-Teaching and Collaboration at St. Cloud State University, enumerate the benefits of the co-teaching model in helping student teachers develop their in-class practice.
Guest blogger Lessia Bonn wraps up Connected Educator Month by way of an exuberant story about reaching out with music, reflecting back the wisdom of young people, and finding the spirit of sharing among teachers.