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Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences? What?

Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences: Not just for students and teachers One of the most valuable trainings I had in my nearly twenty-five years of working as an English Language Acquisition/English Language Learners teacher  (ELL)  (Bio) was the Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences classes provided by Harvey Silver, of Silver, Strong & Associates. The knowledge I gained […]

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Robert Logan & Curious George


CURIOUS GEORGE VISITS ROBERT LOGAN’S HISTORY CLASSES Robert Logan is a history teacher at Durango High School in Durango, Colorado.  Several years ago, I attended his class to help with some of the English Language Learners, and it was here I developed an interest in the past. This led to my desire to write historical […]

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A Spanish Speaker Learns English

Christian Belman: A Spanish Speaker Learns English Christian Belman is a former student. When he enrolled in my English Language Acquisition class (English as a Second Language) as a ninth grader, he didn’t speak English. He stayed with me for two years. Now he is a college Junior majoring in English and Spanish. He is […]

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At home education with Courtney Smith

Introducing Courtney Smith When Courtney Smith graduated in 1998, she was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society. She was also valedictorian of her class. She won a scholarship to Regis University,  where she graduated with majors in math, chemistry, and computer science. She earned a visual arts minor. […]

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