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Entries from April 28th, 2014

Math in the chef’s kitchen

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Math

Here is a link to a Scholastic event to help your students see the relationship between Math and the culinary arts.  Join Carla Hall (from The Chew) alongs with students as they solve math problems in their kitchen careers.  This is part of their special Math@Work series. Special thanks to Katie Llera for sharing.

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Word Sense- part dictionary, part thesaurus

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

  Word Sense shows students the connections between words. http://t.co/rq5QrY7eIg — Richard Byrne (@rmbyrne) April 12, 2014 This is a very cool site that is part dictionary and part thesaurus.  Here is a screenshot from Word Sense.  Follow the link in the above tweet to the post from Free Technology for Teachers.

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Bill and Newton’s Cradle

April 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Science

  After you watch this quick Bill Nye video, click here for the complete Sophia lesson plans and quiz.      

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The Girl Who Hated Books

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

Emily Gibbons shared this video (from the Canadian Film Board).  Since this is School Library Month, I post it in honor of all my librarian friends!

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