If your students read Lord of the Flies, you might want to explore this lesson from the NY Times Learning Network which pairs the novel witan informational text on a fight club for flies. Please click here for the link.
I am presenting at EdTech NJ tomorrow- here’s the presentation. For step by step directions, click here.
Darwin, a naturalist’s voyage around the world, is an interactive view of Darwin’s monumental trip. This would be a great tool for whole group instruction using a projector or maybe a station for smaller groups. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes provides biographies on some ordinary people with extraordinary accomplishments. After exploring this site, your students might have a better understanding of heroes. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
We’re bringing you a reading expereience like none other on Thursday, January 29th! Former First Lady will be sharing excerpts from the award-winning book “Rushmore”, discussing the stories behind one of the most unique national monuments in the world. While she will make the book come to life in your minds, Hall Davidson will literally make […]
While reading all the snow posts last night on Facebook, I saw a friend’s post about new PARCC math tests- then this morning (while I procrastinate about shoveling) , I saw this tweet. I am not that familiar with the types of questions on the previous math PARCC test- my friend suggested there were some […]
If you have an interactive whiteboard or tablets in your classroom, you might be interested in this math site (fractions, decimals, and percentages). This site is geared to grades 3-6. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
From twitter: Sci + football podcasts: http://t.co/FI0ykazhft http://t.co/BjeRKykfJp http://t.co/JVLoDSaIzv http://t.co/ZnL75x5wY8 pic.twitter.com/odjfY7ZIyO — Science NetLinks (@ScienceNetLinks) January 24, 2015
Even though we have only had a little snow (will have to wait and see what tomorrow brings!), here is a fun site to create your own online snowflakes. Visit Snowflake Builder and enjoy the snow from inside the comfort of your room. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Tweet from ISTE with an interesting idea! Have your Ss draw “selfies” & describe their vacations, weekends, or themselves! Pin it: http://t.co/Sv7e1REWjH pic.twitter.com/TOGE9QtQbs — ISTE (@isteconnects) January 24, 2015