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Recipe Name: Underground Railroad using Student Wikis

Recipe Name: Underground Railroad using Student Wikis

This past week, our 6th grade teachers spent several hours during their common planning brainstorming and learning how to use their student’s wiki. My brain was fried from working on all the technical issues and updating laptops. So, I decided to share the training manual we used as my post this time. I searched DE

More Assessment Tools

In Debra Bolinger’s Januray blog post, “Assessment Sites”, she pointed 5th grade teachers to games to play in class. Well, our middle school teachers will like Internet4classrooms.com’s 6th, 7th, and 8th grade skills builders interactive sites in math, reading, and language mechanics.   http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th_original.htm http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_6th_original.htm http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_7th_original.htm http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_8th_original.htm Assessing Projects helps teachers create assessments that address 21st

Thankful for a "Student Wiki"

Our school is off to a blazing start with our 1 to 1 laptop learning initiative. We have rolled out 205 shiny MacBooks to our 6th grade students. Lots of preparations have been made to assure sufficient technical infrastructure, professional development, parent communication, inventory control, and more were ready to the computers in the hands

Snapshot from Fall Science Supervisors Meeting in Charlotte

The Fall Science Supervisors Meeting was held in Charlotte, NC, October 29, 2008, in conjunction with the North Carolina Science Leadership Association (NCSLA) meeting and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) regional meeting.  The purpose of these meetings were to update districts on current North Carolina issues and national initiatives in science education. Elementary, Middle

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