Ms. De Santis’ Blog

My Mission: Achieve strong academic skills, Build self-efficacy, Cultivate conscientious citizenship.

Ms. De Santis’ Blog

Entries Tagged as 'Content Area'

PBL and Zombies!

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Science

  Here is an interesting blog post on Project Based Learning and Zombies! This was written by a middle school teacher and includes rubrics and classroom suggestions.

[Read more →]

Tags:

DE and the (Virtual) World

October 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Content - Science

Today I had the chance to participate in a DE Turnda Connection event (with a group of K-1 students at Wilson).  We all learned about the polar bears- everything from their great sense of smell, the number of cubs, and their shrinking habitats).  Next week is Polar Bear week (click here for the sessions). Be […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

RWT and Acrostic Poems

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

I love RWT. ReadWriteThink had got to be one of my favorite sites!  Not only do they have wonderful interactives- but then there are all the lesson plans ( divided by grade!).  Here’s one I just saw on Twitter- Use the Acrostic Poems interactive to celebrate the National Day on Writing with a poem http://ow.ly/ChYyM […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Word clouds from Docs!

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

I saw this last night on twitter and then then again this morning at Free Technology for Teachers.  There is now a word cloud creator that works straight from your Google Doc (it’s an Add In called Tag Cloud Generator).  You need at least 100 words and it is doesn’t have all the bells and […]

[Read more →]

Tags: