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The bigger picture – more in Snapshot

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments · edmodo

Edmodo’s Snapshot (see original post here) has now added resources for students who not proficient.  These resources are combination of games, lesson plans, and activities. In some cases you can create the edmodo assignment right from the Snapshot view.  Please click here for the overview video.



Oreo is  back!

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Math


Jen Wanger’s fabulous O.R.E.O. project is back!  Click here for details on this math fulled opportunity- open to all classes but probably best for the lower grades.  I love to participate in these sessions – I would be glad to join your class. The project closed October 17.


Going to WWI with the NY Times

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies



As part of the NY Times The Learning Network, you can find resources for World War I studies.  There are a variety of video and text references.  Here’s a sample video.



The Spark for STEM

September 14th, 2014 · No Comments · STEM

stem SPARK 101 marries all the STEM disciplines – and there are webinars, videos, and project ideas- all with real world applications and careers. Click here for a brief overview of the site. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.