Jokes You Can Use:
Customer: This food isn’t fit for a pig.
Waiter: I’m sorry. I’ll bring you some that is.
PARAPROSDOKIANS: (Winston Churchill loved them.)
Here is the definition:
"Figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected; frequently used in a humorous situation."
"Where there's a will, I want to be in it," is a type of Paraprosdokian.
- A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station.
- Whenever I fill out an application, in the part that says, 'In case of emergency, notify:' I put 'DOCTOR.'
- You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.
On Our Mind:
“The ‘Good’ Kids Are Compliant, The ‘Bad’ Kids Are Defiant, And Nobody Is Engaged”
(Daniel Pink via http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/superintendent/bookclub.aspx )
Anabelle Maillard Morgan
Congrats to Todd Williamson on his new position as Head Techie in his school district!
Touching “Arigato” (Thank You) Video From Japan
(via Larry Ferlazzo)
YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SS-sWdAQsYg
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Middle School Science Minute
by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Transforming Field Trips
This middle school science minute is about transforming field trips. In the January, 2012 issue of Science Scope (NSTA publication) Rebecca Morris wrote an article entitled, "Transforming a Field Trip Into an Expedition: Supporting Active Research and Science Content Through a Museum Visit.” Rebecca shares the methods that she used with her 6th grade students. She developed the museum field trip into a short-term, active research project assignment.
From the Twitterverse:
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Common Core Standards and Impact on Achievement
The Opportunity Cost in Education
What does “paperwork” cost to a school district?
Quadratic Equations - The Main Ideas
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