MSM 268: Twitter never stops….One linkey dink.
Presented in collaboration with the Association for Middle Level Education.
Jokes You Can Use:
Twitter: Mark Maudlin, Kip
Email: Aaron Atwood
Cost of things:
Students are probably pretty aware of Facebook. Recently, Facebook purchased “WhatsApp” for $19 billion. What could they have purchased with that instead?
What would you tell visitors from other countries about America?
Would it be OK to have a dance restricted by grades?
How Real are Videos
Elie Wiesel’s Acceptance Speech
We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere.
one person of integrity, can make a difference, a difference of life and death.
What all these victims need above all is to know that they are not alone; that we are not forgetting them, that when their voices are stifled we shall lend them ours, that while their freedom depends on ours, the quality of our freedom depends on theirs.
Middle School Science Minute
by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or email@example.com)
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE MINUTE-LABELING CONTAINERS
I was recently reading the December, 2013 issue of Science Scope, a magazine written for Middle School Science Teachers, published by the National Science Teachers Association. In this issue, I was reading the safety question of the month, written by Ken Roy, director of environmental health and safety for Glastonbury Public Schools in Glastonbury, CT.
The question is:
If I transfer a chemical from its original container to a secondary container, what information do I need on the label of the new container?
From the Twitterverse:
#mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never stops!”
Google Newspaper Archives
Newspapers from around the world. These vary greatly in time periods as well. Lots of applications.
Have students research a specific time period and compare how different newspapers reported the events.
Have students view a single newspaper over time to see the changes in attitudes, reporting, etc.
Have students compare the advertisements in a variety of newspapers.
Have students use the newspapers accounts to develop a setting for a story.
Video Conference Programs
This database, sponsored by Polycom, Inc., contains programs from content providers such as zoos and museums that offer ISDN or IP based videoconferencing. The Berrien County ISD has researched this information to the best of our knowledge. If you have any corrections or updates, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Connected Educator 2014 Conference
Random Thoughts . . .
Blended Learning. Class I’m taking as a student.