Author Archives: hillarydaniels

Fun with Fonts

I really love font. I did a short lesson on Font with the 7th graders, see below. If you, too, love font and haven’t seen Helvetica, I highly recommend it. (I did not show it to my class as not … Continue reading

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Fun with Slides

We start out the year in Study Skills and Technology class by going over some very basic GoogleApps skills. In this lesson I wanted the kids to practice using Slides.

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And then this happened…

I was selected to be a member of EarthEcho International’s Learning, Education, and Advisory Panel. What an honor!!

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Leaving.

I’ve been abroad for 8 years and it’s time to go home. I miss my friends and family in northern California. But saying goodbye to my beloved students is not easy. Bekky made me the sweetest card/book I’ve ever gotten–12 … Continue reading

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Advisory

At CAISL middle school students are split into advisory groups with 6-9 students per teacher. These groups meet every morning for announcements and attendance and each Friday we have 40 minutes together. This year my group joined with Ms. MacKenzie, … Continue reading

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Gredos

For the second year we spent a week at the Gredos Center learning about the ecology of the area. What a great trip! Our fearless leader JuanFran showed up how to do stream and meadow surveys, he taught us how to … Continue reading

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Big Block: MARLISCO Video Project

This year Ms. Bernardo, the middle school Math teacher, and I were tasked with organizing the ‘big block’  sessions. Big Block happened once a month on a half day and the idea behind it was to have extended time for project-based … Continue reading

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