MSM 270: We’re Baaaaacccckkkk….with Numbers, Yoga & Advisory! Yogurt optional . . .
Presented in collaboration with the Association for Middle Level Education.
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58 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names
77 Facts That Sound Like Huge Lies But Are Actually Completely True
Middle School Science Minute
by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or email@example.com)
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE MINUTE-ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
I was recently reading the January, 2014 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 article, "Supporting Linguistically Diverse Students" written by Joseph Johnson, Randy Yerrick, and Erin Kearney.
In this article, they look six strategies to help provide success for English Language Learners.
From the Twitterverse:
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How to Trick a Child Into Playing the Violin (or Other Boring Things)
Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Wheel
Evolution of a Story from Idea to Publication: A Behind-the-Scenes Look
Explains the writing process from a writer.
Virtual autopsy: explore a natural mummy from early Egypt
Free CopyRight Courses
Peer 2 Peer University is again offering some free courses on Copyright and Creative Commons for educators. Copyright for Educators and Creative Commons for Educators begin in March and run through early May. Copyright for Educators has an enrollment limit and requires an application. Creative Commons for Educators does not have an enrollment limit nor does it require an application.
Creative Commons for Educators:
The course will run for a period of 7 weeks, as split up to the left and below. Each week has a different task to complete, which is due the following Sunday. Tasks may take anywhere from half an hour to two hours or more, depending on how much effort you and your small group wants to put in that week. Like most things in life-- the more time you put into it, the more you will get out of it.
3 March - Week 1: Introduce yourself and your classroom need
10 March - Week 2: Creative Commons in Context
17 March - Week 3: Find the materials with the rights you need
24 March - Week 4: Remix and attribute
31 March - Week 5: Share your work
7 April - Week 6: Collaborate and create
14 April - Week 7: Share your resource about CC
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