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Jennifer Orr on Making Technology Work for Primary Students: Part Two

Mar 21 2011
Conventional applications of Web 2.0 tools expect students to read and write confidently. How can you adapt these tools to primary students who are still learning to do both? [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Making Technology Work for Primary Students: Part One

Feb 14 2011
Conventional applications of Web 2.0 tools expect students to read and write confidently. First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr asks, how can you adapt these tools to primary students who are still learning to do both? [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Teaching Thanksgiving

Nov 28 2010
How do you broach the complicated issues surrounding Thanksgiving with early primary students? First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr doesn't have all of the answers, but she has some suggestions. [...] »

Jennifer Orr on Questioning Columbus

Oct 11 2010
First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr answers the question, how do you teach when you don't have the answers to all the questions? Answer: Be honest! Here, she suggests sources for opening up the story of Christopher Columbus. [...] »

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