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Entries from November 25th, 2013

Why are they heros?

November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom, Content - Social Studies

These are not superheros- but regular folks.  What amazing works did they accomplish?  While some of the portraits were familiar- others were new to me.For the complete post, please click here. (From TeachersFirst )

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Roll that cube!

November 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom

Cube Maker is one my favorite ReadWriteThink activities.  One of colleagues presented it at the Thinkfinity session at NJEA and then it showed up on the TeachersFirst email. For the complete post, please click here. You can use it for anything!

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What did George really say?

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

FoundersOnline provides primary documents in the form of letters from our founding fathers. You can search author, period,  or topic.  For the complete post, please click here. (from TeachersFirst)

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I<3 Math (and who doesn’t?)

November 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom, Content - Math

This new PBS series  I <3 Math introduces 6 videos each highlighting a key sixth grade math  Common Core concept.  From integers to unit rates, each video provides practical examples of the math concepts.

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