I know many folks are looking at Shakespeare sometime this year- you might want to check out this ReadWriteThink introduction to Shakespeare. Students compare a performance at The Globe with a modern production in the lesson All’s Well that Sells Well: http://t.co/4904LYBsZj — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) January 11, 2015
Interesting ELA lesson from ReadWriteThink (from Twitter) Introduce the term alliteration as middle-level students create headline poems with this ReadWriteThink lesson: http://t.co/u5sDfubGSt — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) January 11, 2015
I remember reading this book one summer and I was totally engrossed. I know we read it in the district- that’s why I’m sharing the NYTimes Learning Network ‘s Teaching the Kite Runner. The article includes six different teaching suggestions as well as a lesson plan.
I will admit the name of the site ( Yummy Math) did draw me in- but this is not about calories- but rather about real world math issues. Check out the problems and teacher sheets. And it included CC standards. Best for grades 5-9 ( would be great for problem solving classes!). For the complete […]
Storybird has always been one of my favorite sites- the illustrations are breathtaking and inspiration. They now have two new features in the new Storyboard Studio. Now in addition to the picture book format, you can also create longform books ( lots more text) as well poetry pages.
Alice Keeler has a great blog post if your students are using Google Docs to take notes. Some nice suggestions using the research function and images. There are also useful suggestions for setting up your format. Please click here for the complete post.
Now there is even more to love! You can save your results to Google Drive and students will no longer to see the answers on other’s screens. I just tried the saving feature and it works well- tomorrow I will check out the students’ screens. Please see their blog post here for all the details!
Are you a 5th through 8th grader? Do you have a brother or sister that is? The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open. Create a 1 –2 minute video that showcases a new, innovative solution that can solve an everyday problem and you could work one-on-one with a 3M Scientist or win $25,000! […]
of Technology Integration- that’s the title of a presentation (posted below) I made this morning to the Middlesex County Technology Council. It gave me a chance to showcase some of our student work (the what) as well as discuss the how (engaging teachers). They are a group of tech directors/administrators. Special thanks to Karen […]
You guessed it – the weather. Here is an email I recently got from Emily Gibbons- “I was on the NOAA website (http://www.noaa.gov/) and they had a cool piece about Marine Snow, and I started clicking around and discovered that, much like Wonderopolis, DE, and similar sites, they have daily facts and info! Just […]