Ms. De Santis’ Blog

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

Ms. De Santis’ Blog

Political Cartoons

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

www.nieonline.com cftc pdfs 20141110 elephantblank.pdf

Looking for another way to help your middle and high school students understand current events?  Try Cartoons for the Classroom.  There is a new lesson each week with a chance to add your own captions!
For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

Tags:

Spelling Bee goes digital!

November 19th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Spelling Bee the Game

Being a poor speller- grade school spelling bees were never my thing.  But Spelling Bee the Game ( based on the Broadway play) might have helped.  Select a character and let the bee begin!


For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

Tags:

Afterschool webinars

November 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Professional Development

http   bit.ly 1reMq6v

If you are looking for some after school webinars, you might want to check out the Blackboard Fall sessions.  These are free and held after school (please see site for dates).  The topics looked fascinating.

Tags:

2 Thanksgivings?

November 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

turkey-72771__180When I first read this, I thought it was a joke- clearly I don’t know my US History as well as I thought.  This brief summary (as well as a series of primary documents) might be interesting to your older students.


For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

Tags: