Archives for March 4, 2010

  1. Glogster "We've Flipped" Contest

    Win a Best Buy gift certificate by attending the “We’ve Flipped” event sponsored by the Arkansas Leadership Council, taking a video with your Flip camera and uploading it to a Glog you create.  After your Glog has been saved and published, make a comment to this post and place your embedded code in the message.  Saturday, March 13th will […]

  2. Tackling Test Stress Tip 4: Fuel Your Mind

    This tip is fairly well known, but should not be ignored. We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Sometimes, students skip breakfast because they’re sleepy, they’re running late, or they’re just not hungry. Be sure your students know to eat a healthy breakfast and avoid excessively stimulating foods, such […]

  3. Tackling Test Stress Tip 4: Fuel Your Mind

    This tip is fairly well known, but should not be ignored. We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Sometimes, students skip breakfast because they’re sleepy, they’re running late, or they’re just not hungry. Be sure your students know to eat a healthy breakfast and avoid excessively stimulating foods, such […]

  4. The Power of Editing

    “Editing is sometime called a story’s final re-write,” so says good buddy and fellow Wilkes instructor, Frank Guttler. He has some insightful thoughts and examples on what creative editing can do on his blog. “Mary Poppins” as a horror flick? Check out his most recent post over at “lights, camera, learn!“

  5. PBS Teachers Innovation Awards: Ends March 12

    I wanted to share the following email and link I received from PBS teachers. Quick deadline, but good rewards for winners! “Dear PBS Teacher, PBS Teachers salutes you and your colleagues for your limitless creativity, endless enthusiasm and ongoing innovation in the classroom. It is YOUR inventive thinking that continuously fuels, inspires and engages young […]

  6. MSTA Event

    MSTA will be hosting a workshop to help educators improve their students’ information literacy. Brian Mull will present Cultivating a World-Class Work Ethic on Monday, June 7 in Springfield. The workshop will offer techniques to embed information literacy across the curriculum and to develop students into active contributors in their classroom. Mull is the director […]