Many of you know I am a big Harry Wong fan- so I thought I would share his recent column on electronic organization. For the complete post from TeachersNet, please click here.
The other week I was working with classes on current events topics- I was overwhelmed by the number of news stories I saw regarding Ebola. For a nice kid’s view of the topic, visit the Kids’ Health Ebola. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
While I was a big user of the CIA World Factbook when working with geography classes, I think Knoema’s Data Atlas might be easier to use. Just search for your country and find the key metrics- from agriculture to world rankings- this site has it all! For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
In the U.S., we’re gearing up for Thanksgiving Day. I thought it would be nice to approach the holiday finding out what everyone is thankful for. I invite you to add a comment, below, about what you’re thankful for this year. And, to our friends and fellow students in Canada and the U.K., we know you […]
Looking for another way to help your middle and high school students understand current events? Try Cartoons for the Classroom. There is a new lesson each week with a chance to add your own captions! For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Being a poor speller- grade school spelling bees were never my thing. But Spelling Bee the Game ( based on the Broadway play) might have helped. Select a character and let the bee begin! For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
If you are looking for some after school webinars, you might want to check out the Blackboard Fall sessions. These are free and held after school (please see site for dates). The topics looked fascinating.
When I first read this, I thought it was a joke- clearly I don’t know my US History as well as I thought. This brief summary (as well as a series of primary documents) might be interesting to your older students. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
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Who says science cannot be taught from a box- well, if you use My Science Box- a collections of lessons, activities, and more- you can. I reviewed several of the lessons from fifth grade (my last classroom assignment) and found them engaging and on target. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.