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About nicolehcraig

Nicole H. Craig has worked in Education in Orange County, Florida for over ten years. She has taught Reading, Language Arts, and Journalism to all types of students. You can follow her on twitter @nicolehcraig

Integration Nation

As schools are feeling the push for more technology usage, many teachers are becoming buried and left behind in all that tech.  How should you implement student usage of those shiny new iPads? What’s the best way to integrate that … Continue reading

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I Believe

My students are some of the brightest, most creative individuals out there.  I say some of because I have yet to meet next year’s group of students.  Even though my state has labeled these students as “low-achieving” and others may … Continue reading

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High Fidelity

I recently had a chance to speak with individuals from another school about their curriculum. The term “with fidelity” was used so often during the discussion to describe a program they used that I was left with an overwhelming belief that … Continue reading

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Think of the Children

As a Middle Grades teacher, Teacher Appreciation Week usually comes and goes with a couple of hugs, a thank you breakfast, and a gift from my school. I don’t get the big “Hurrah” Elementary Teachers receive but the occasional student … Continue reading

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Why I support Common Core

Last week I was eating lunch with a group of colleagues (something every teacher should be doing to stay sane) and one asked me, “Do you believe in Common Core?” I was so taken aback by the question, I didn’t … Continue reading

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I am

I am a Public School Teacher teaching the kids that everyone else says they can’t. I am the Teacher who says I believe. I am the Teacher who says, “I don’t know” and “Nó se” are just excuses for not … Continue reading

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