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Entries from June 10th, 2013

A truly online book club

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

NPR hosts a monthly book club for students.  They can read the selection of the month and then submit questions for the author (to be answered on a monthly NPR broadcast).  Even if you are not in the market for a book club, it might be an interesting site to look for your next book. […]

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Putting words in their mouths!

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Working with photographs

  Phrase it allows you to add speech/thought bubbles to your images.  This is a free site (no login required) and you can download the image.  Since the site was blocked on student account, I have submitted a tech request. (From TeachersFirst)

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Free Summer PD at TeachersFirst

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Professional Development

TeachersFirst has a host of free professional development sessions this summer.  Check out their calendar and register for these free sessions. I have attended several of their sessions- they are well planned and enlightening.

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6th grade animoto book trailers

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · animoto, Classroom

Here are a few trailers produced this week in Ms. Quintas’ class.  Here students, along with Ms Llera, created these based on the last SSR book.  

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