Middle School Matters
MSM-246-8 Who do we appreciate
Jun 16, 2013
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Presented in collaboration with the Association for Middle Level Education. Jokes You Can Use: Eileen Award: iTunes: MSM Fan Twitter: Chuck Taft, Mary Yonker Vales, Craig Frehlich Diigo: Annette Duffy Advisory: Stupid Calculations Take a variety of obscure thoughts and put math to them... http://www.stupidcalculations.com/ Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE MINUTE-BEST 6-8 TRADE BOOKS PART 4 Each year the National Science Teachers Association announces the outstanding science trade books from grades K-12. This list includes books published in 2012. This is the fourth in a series of 4 podcasts that will look at the best books for grades 6 - 8. The books included in this podcast are: 1. The Plant Hunters: True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the Far Corners of the Earth, by Anita Silvey 2. The Polar Bear Scientists, by Peter Lourie 3. Wild Horse Scientists, by Kay Frydenborg From the Twitterverse: #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Resources: HTML Tables Copy your spreadsheet cells and, poof, an html table. This can be very helpful to quickly create HTML tables. http://tableizer.journalistopia.com/ Teachers Training Teachers Video Lots, and I do mean LOTS, of videos about teaching. Most are about technology and using technology as a teacher. http://teachertrainingvideos.com/ EduGalaxy Because of Winn Dixie Study Guide: http://edgalaxy.com/literacy/ Web Spotlight: Principal: Why our new educator evaluation system is unethical http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/05/20/principal-why-our-new-educator-evaluation-system-is-unethical/ Mindset Matters http://www.personalizelearning.com/2013/06/mindset-matters.html Stabbed With a Pencil http://bcurrie.wordpress.com/2013/02/17/stabbed-with-a-pencil/ Technology Safety As an educator in today’s modern world, your guidance is critical for students to navigate through the intricacies of new media and cybersafety successfully. To help you teach your students to safely and ethically use their digital devices in the classroom–and throughout their communities–iKeepSafe has created the following programs: http://www.ikeepsafe.org/educators/ Want to Improve Teaching? Listen to Students Half-Baked Ideas . . . Why do I want a Microsoft Surface RT? Pick up your Microsoft Surface RT at the Grand Hyatt Ballroom . . . for free. Why in the world would they give away a $499.00 tablet? Get yours here if you’re going to ISTE: https://wicexperience.itnint.com/RegOnline/RegLogin.aspx
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