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    by Jude Miqueli, on May 10, 2018 3:44:31 AM

    It's hard to believe May is the last full month of school. It's even harder to grapple with the fact that this might be the completion of work between some …

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    by Jude Miqueli, on Apr 2, 2018 9:41:40 PM

    Spring is an exceptionally busy time for teachers because of assessments, progress reports, and conferences. Along with those items I also have an overnight field trip and spring event planning …

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    by Jude Miqueli, on Mar 7, 2018 5:19:13 PM

    What sets Bloomz apart from other parent teacher communication apps? It's the fact that it is all encompassing. Bloomz incorporates every aspect of communication a teacher needs to effectively connect …

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    by Jude Miqueli, on Feb 27, 2018 6:34:26 PM

    The latest Bloomz premium feature, Engagement Reports, shows teachers how much time they've saved. I was surprised and delighted to find out I've saved more than fifty hours by using …

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    by Jude Miqueli, on Feb 27, 2018 5:54:49 PM

    A performance-based assessment requires students to carry out a task rather than select an answer from a multiple choice list. These types of assessments can be applied to any subject …

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    by Jude Miqueli, on Feb 13, 2018 10:06:53 PM

    It's no secret that teaching has a higher turnover rate compared to other professions. I remember sitting in Methods in Language Arts 3-5 at Heritage University when my professor prepared …

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    by Jude Miqueli, on Feb 13, 2018 9:45:53 PM

    Critical self-reflection is an important component to being a successful teacher. I've been thinking about how the first half of the school year went. Was it fulfilling? Did I anticipate …

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    by Jude Miqueli, on Feb 7, 2018 3:03:09 PM

    March 2nd is National Read Across America Day! Students from coast-to-coast are picking up books and focusing their attention to the joy and importance of reading. Want to boost parent …

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    by Jude Miqueli, on Jan 30, 2018 9:23:21 PM

    Througout the month of January, classroom teachers at my school are teaming up to put on the play Bye Bye Birdie. We are spending two full days each week practicing …

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