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Jill Woolley Stafford received her master's degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Tennessee where she studied as an Elementary Lyndhurst Fellow in the school of Holistic Teaching and Learning. She has taught in a variety of settings in Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia. Currently a candidate for National Board Certification, Jill also serves as a Master Teacher for the National Teacher Training Institute. Jill was a recipient of the Governor's Innovative Use of Technology in Education Award in 2002 and continues to use technology in her classroom in various ways.
Jill is a member of the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the International Reading Association, and the Virginia Society for Technology in Education. She is currently working as an instructional technologist for an elementary school is northern Virginia.
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Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students explore multiple online sources to gather information about the life of Christopher Columbus, complete a cyber scavenger hunt, and use their notes to prepare a timeline and summary report.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
How do poets play with language? Students will explore some answers to this question as they search through poems for examples of alliteration, assonance, simile, and rhyme.