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Terese (Terry) Herrera
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  • Columbus, OH
  • United States
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Terese (Terry) Herrera replied to Kevin M. Hill's discussion Taj Mahal
"Hello, Kevin! You might want to look at a webquest used by another teacher on the pyramids of Egypt---just for ideas of how to organize: http://users.wcvt.com/tiggr/ Mr. Pitonyak's Pyramid Puzzle. He divides the class into groups of 4, each…"
Jan 4, 2010
Terese (Terry) Herrera commented on Middle School Portal's group Math
"So what ideas can we share on making math class more engaging? I've been mulling this over and came up with a few half-ideas. It's almost impossible to have brilliant, non-routine classes every day, but maybe once a week? Teaching…"
Oct 2, 2009
Terese (Terry) Herrera commented on Kim Lightle's group Teacher Education
"Enjoying all the comments! To throw another idea into the mix, what do you think of pay raises tied to Master's degrees? I found this quote: "States spend millions of education dollars each year rewarding teachers for earning advanced…"
Oct 1, 2009
Terese (Terry) Herrera commented on Jessica Fries-Gaither's group Literacy in the Content Areas
"This is a partial answer to Sydia Sterling's question below. For one thing, the vocabulary of mathematics can be confusing, with some words meaning one thing in a mathematical context and another in everyday settings. Symbols can look alike,…"
Sep 8, 2009
Terese (Terry) Herrera joined Jessica Fries-Gaither's group

Literacy in the Content Areas

Do your students struggle with comprehension or vocabulary development? Looking for ways to integrate literacy in your instruction? This group will explore issues related to literacy in middle school science and mathematics.
Aug 25, 2009
Terese (Terry) Herrera commented on Kim Lightle's blog post Using Literacy Strategies in the Middle School Math and Science Classroom
"Interesting science books! But you may be a math teacher looking for literature that can introduce students to a topic, set the stage for a problem, or give them another perspective on mathematics. If you are, you might like a look at the…"
Mar 26, 2009

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I need help with
Instructional strategies, Integrating technology
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Content knowledge, Integrating technology

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At 5:32pm on September 9, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Hi Terry - It would be great if you go back into your profile (click on Settings in the upper right hand corner) and answer two additional questions that we just added - I need help with and I can help with. We want people to be able to search by those parameters.

In addition, we've just started a book club - the fall book is Omnivore's Dilemma - it would be great if you joined in. Kim
At 12:15pm on August 25, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Hi Terry - Glad you are going to be spending more time in the network. Kim
At 4:09pm on February 11, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Terry - You're head is still cut off! Thanks for joining! Kim
At 2:43pm on February 6, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Hey - Where is your image? Thanks for joining! We'll get you hosting a discussion real soon. Kim

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