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Kim Miller

Kim Miller

About Kim Miller

I am a single mom of two sons, 15 and 18 years old. I also have an 8 month old grandson. I recently earned my BA in Elementary Education and am working toward an MA in Elementary Education. I love working with children and watching them learn.

Kim Miller

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Word Scramble: Fun Learning Game

When I was in school I remember always playing word scramble games. We would play them in our spare time or sometiems they were a part of our lessons. They were also games that friends would play at parties. Word scramble games were a huge part of my childhood. I don’t see them around much an ...

Building a Strong Reading Foundation Starts at Birth

Reading to a child every day is the best way to help him or her develop a love for literature. Reading is the foundation to just about every facet of learning so teaching a child to read and love books is just the beginning. Most people don’t realize that the beginning of learning to love boo ...

The Importance of Constructive Feedback

So many teachers grade papers for their students but fail to give them constructive feedback. I recently learned in two of my college classes how important constructive feedback on assignments is to motivation and morale. I got good grades on my papers but still wanted to know for sure if I grasped ...

Character Education: Crumpled Heart

Character education has become a large part of teaching the last few years. The schools have many different ways to promote good character in students. It was not always approached so broadly but when my kids were younger, the counselors did present character lessons to the students. Back when my o ...

The Importance of Differentiating Exams and Lessons

Exams or tests are used for many reasons. They are used to evaluate students and discover their skills and areas of need. They are used to gauge whether or not students are gaining new knowledge from the content they are taught and they are used to help educators design and modify instruction that ...

Using WebQuest in the Classroom

This week in my college class I had to complete my first ever WebQuest.  A WebQuest is an online assignment that many educators use to teach students. The teacher prepares the WebQuest so that the students are able to read, watch video, research, and do all of the work independently online. It ...