Middle School Matters
MSM-222 Flipped Off
Oct 13, 2012
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Advisory: How do you get to school? http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/12/14390958-risky-river-crossing-filipino-kids-tube-to-get-to-school Everything I Need to Know I’m Learning From My Sixth Graders http://transformed.teachingquality.org/blogs/10-2012/everything-i-need-know-i-m-learning-my-sixth-graders Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) This podcast is based on an article from the Fall, 2012 issue of Green Teacher. The article was entitled "Children's Rights and Climate Change." The article was written by Paula Gallo and Barbara Strang. The purpose of the article was to help teachers help young people realize their right to a healthy planet. Teachers, have an invaluable role to play in generating the power of students, and they can do so by exploring with students the world of climate change and other environmental issues, as seen through the lens of children's rights. From the Twitterverse: Resources: The Flip: End of a Love Affair http://plpnetwork.com/2012/10/08/flip-love-affair/ The Google Cultural Institutue Awesome materials presented in a very visual manner. The concept is to promote and preserve culture on line. We have created this site to provide a visually rich and interactive online experience for telling cultural stories in new ways. Discover exhibits by expert curators, find artifacts, view photographs, read original manuscripts, watch videos, and more. http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/#!home Make InfoGraphics http://piktochart.com/ Web Spotlight: What happens if there is a tie in the President Election? http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=sHEDXzOfENI#! Common Core Resource Smarter Balanced sample items illustrate the rigor and complexity of the English language arts/literacy and mathematics items and performance tasks students will encounter on the Consortium’s next-generation assessments. http://www.smarterbalanced.org/sample-items-and-performance-tasks/ News: Events & Happenings: Calendar of Events:
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