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Entries from February 7th, 2013

When a lesson goes wrong

February 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom

          Who has not had a lesson go awry?  Even the best planning does not guarantee the optimal results.  I have learned more from the lessons that didn’t quite meet the mark than those that go flawlessly. The Teaching Channel hosts a collection of education videos.  Searchable by subjects, this week’s […]

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Where does the time go?

February 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom

  It was all because of the trains. Viewing this short YouTube clip will make you an expert on time zones.  This TED Ed lesson includes a variety of comprehension questions and additional resources. (from Free Technology for Teachers)

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M&Ms and Darwin

February 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Science

Using this New York Time Learning activity (and some M&Ms), you and your students can explore Darwin’s work with pigeons. This site includes background information and lesson plans.

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Wrestle those books!

February 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

From now until early March, your students can become a WWE Reading Superstar.  By reading books, students have a chance to win a variety of prizes.  This contest is for students from age 4 – 11.  Please click here for rules. Special thanks to Katie Llera for sharing.

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