Middle School Matters
MSM-265 Two things
Jan 11, 2014
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Presented in collaboration with the Association for Middle Level Education. Jokes You Can Use: Eileen Award: Twitter: Chris Gore, Rolli, Ali Spagnola Advisory: The Train that never stops http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIeRrU4_M3Q#t=18 19 Saying Fixed http://thedoghousediaries.com/5574 Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE MINUTE-CLASSROOM ZOO I was recently reading the November, 2013 issue of Science Scope, a magazine written for Middle School Science Teachers, published by the National Science Teachers Association. In this issue, I came upon an article entitled, "Classroom Zoo: Practicing Ethical Research on Animals," written by June Poling from Portland, OR. She developed a classroom invertebrate zoo project where students take on the role of zookeepers. http://k12science.net/Podcast/Podcast/Entries/2013/12/13_Middle_School_Science_Minute-Classroom_Zoo.html From the Twitterverse: #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Strategies: 5 Special Strategies for Teaching Tweens Strategy 1: Teach to Developmental Needs Strategy 2: Treat Academic Struggle as Strength Strategy 3: Provide Multiple Pathways to Standards Strategy 4: Give Formative Feedback Strategy 5: Dare to Be Unconventional http://www.middleweb.com/6641/5-strategies-for-tween-teachers/ Resources: What Happens on the Internet in a Minute? http://dailyinfographic.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Internet-minute.jpg The Principal: The Most Misunderstood Person in All of Education http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/11/the-principal-the-most-misunderstood-person-in-all-of-education/281223/ Common Core and the Food Pyramid By Rick Hess on December 16, 2013 7:33 AM http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rick_hess_straight_up/2013/12/common_core_and_the_food_pyramid.html Fighting in Teenagers Lowers Their IQ http://calorielab.com/news/2013/08/12/fighting-in-teenagers-lowers-their-iq/ Web Spotlight: How flipping saved a teacher’s career
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