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Where are we now?

December 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline

Here is a series of maps from the Washington Post with a wide variety of data.  The site is call 25 Maps and charts that explain America today.  The imagine I selected how the inbound (where my sister lives) and outbound (where I live) population shifts. This might be interesting not only in helping students […]

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Trading Cards

December 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

From twitter- Create Trading Cards for Fictional and Historical Characters via Free Technology for Teachers – … http://t.co/AtEEfXi53T — Richard Byrne (@rmbyrne) December 9, 2014

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Using a different lens

December 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

And I’m not talking about getting their eyes checked.  This tweet from ReadWriteThink will help you middle school students read with a different view.  Site includes instructional plan and all the materials. Reading Through Different Lenses! Grades 6-8 students learn to comprehend the text styles of different content areas: http://t.co/pZjnxJOcLd — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) December 5, […]

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A new look at reading the textbook

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

This tweet from ReadWriteThink offers a structured jigsaw approach to reading information text in middle school. Engage students in content area reading with the Textmasters strategy: http://t.co/zhZKS0cZNW — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) December 5, 2014

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