Middle School Matters
MSM-239 Genius Hour Self Defense
Mar 30, 2013
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MSM 239: The Genius Hour & Self Defense . . . Presented in collaboration with the Association for Middle Level Education. Jokes You Can Use: Eileen Award: Twitter: Karen Webster Google+: Dawnette Brenner Advisory: WHAT IS POVERTY? http://www.thepovertyline.net/ Ice Cream Currency Calculator Who values ice cream the most? What about other items? http://visual.ly/ice-cream-currency-calculator Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Progression of Ideas You can find more info at: http://k12science.net/Podcast/Podcast/Entries/2013/3/15_Middle_School_Science_Minute-Progression_of_Ideas.html From the Twitterverse: RT @middleweb: The developmental needs of tweens are unique @RickWormeli has 5 strategies for tween tchrs http://bit.ly/13rjHVO #mschat #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Resources: Genius Hour — Let Your Students Challenge Themselves http://www.angelamaiers.com/2013/03/genius-hour-let-your-students-challenge-themselves.html Web Spotlight: The Senate Social Network http://visual.ly/senate-social-network-diagram?view=true News: http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/27/tech/web/internet-junior-high-school/index.html Teachers and school staff turn to self-defense training http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/03/24/teachers-self-defense-training/1987841/ Study: Middle School Algebra Push Yields Minimal Performance Gains http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/03/27/26mathside.h32.html?tkn=SXCCNl9EenxZ4V7fdKm8Cqcg%2FpMV5AP8%2B806&cmp=clp-sb-ascd Are We Creating a Generation of Observers? By Stephen R. Herr http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/03/27/26herr.h32.html?tkn=NXCF2%2FjcKyr2FM%2Fv9Y%2B%2BQbQJ%2Fo0VSM%2F5lf8n&cmp=clp-sb-ascd Common-Core Tests to Take Up to 10 Hours Districts will get 20 days to administer By Catherine Gewertz iPad App/idea: Stage Turn your iPad into a Document Camera https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stage-interactive-whiteboard/id584574701?mt=8 Stand: http://www.ipaddocumentcamera.com/ http://www.maxcases.com/shop/max-handstand-dx/ AppleTV Half-Baked Ideas . . . Are conferences better if they are free or paid?
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