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Archive for December, 2014

Holiday Lunch Party Information

December17

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PARCC Prep

December10

    This morning my students were visited by Mrs. Mackall and Mrs. Daigle, two of our districts technology instructors, to introduce our class to NJ’s new assessment system the PARCC. What is the PARCC? Each year students are given a standardized test in 4th grade.  Prior to this year, the tests were called the […]

Long Division’s Coming to Town and Our Weekly Learning Objectives 12/8-12/12

December7

This week we are going to spend time with long division.  In honor of this learning goal, I wrote a Christmas Carol about it and recorded it using Powtoons.  Fortunately for you, my vocals did not come through!  Sing along to the tune of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town!” In addition to long division […]

Making RM Bacon a Bully-Free Zone

December3

  Bullying is a hot topic issue in education.  Students learn best when they are in an environment in which they feel safe.  You can not feel safe if you are being bullied.  Therefore, it is a very high priority at RM Bacon Elementary School that we stop bullying in its tracks. All staff members […]


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