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Google Comments and Visible thinking

October 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Google Tools

This was an novel way to use Google comments while students are writing to encourage reflection and to obtain insight into their writing.  Here is the blog post from Kim Pollishuke.

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Going down in the mine..

October 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Math, Content - Science

Here’s another virtual field trip opportunity from Discovery Education.  On November 13, your class can visit a copper mine with the experts.  Along the way, there will be plenty of discussions about math and science and how it relates to these real world careers. Click here for all the details and registration information.

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Thinking like a historian

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Historical Thinking Skills Interactives is an interesting site from Annenberg’s American History- you can have your students explore artifacts, reading maps, even curating exhibits. For the complete post at TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Love grammar?  

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

There’s a meme for that. Heck, Yeah Educational Memes might help the finer points of grammar make sense for your students.  Perhaps they could create their own! For the complete post at TeachersFirst, please click here.

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