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Entries from March 31st, 2014

Editing a dystopian paper

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline

When I am in the Middle School library, many of the students are interesting in dystopian stories.   Here is a chance to edit a newspaper in a dystopian society.   Visit the Republia Times. You select the articles and the size in an attempt to present the government’s view and ensure the safety of your family. […]

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Make Good Art

March 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom

I saw this on Twitter and had to share- created by a high school student in New Milford.   LET’S MAKE SOME GOOD ART. Beautiful thoughts by @tehshmarah, a student at @NMHS_Principal’s school: http://t.co/59QYkb8Cwc #edchat — Gerald Aungst (@geraldaungst) March 29, 2014

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Science on the green

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom

I’m for anything that helps students see science in daily events.The Science of Golf includes videos on work, energy, water conservation, and the physics behind a golf swing.  Now that the weather is getting warmer ( I hope), this might be a perfect topic.  For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Old Images

March 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies, Working with photographs

Looking for images from circa 1859 to the mid- 1900s?  Then check out Old Pictures.  The photos are very clear (but you do need to ignore the advertising on the side). For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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