Middle School Matters
MSM 293:  New Year’s Rememberlutions!
Jan 3, 2015 · 58 min
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MSM 293:  New Year’s Rememberlutions! Jokes You Can Use: Eileen Award: Twitter: Pete Jabbour, Julie George Advisory: Singer’s Paradox http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2014/12/cutting-through-singers-paradox.html 20 Life Lessons from Harry Potter http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/20-life-lessons-learned-from-harry-potter.html Rememberlutions It’s called a “rememberlutions” jar and it’ll make you feel good all year. http://www.buzzfeed.com/alannaokun/im-so-im-so-proud-of-you#.ayRB1xJJZ Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) EQuIP Rubric I was recently reading the November, 2014 issue of "Science Scope," a magazine written for middle school science teachers, published by the National Science Teachers Association. In this issue, I read the Editor's Roundtable, written by Inez Liftig, the editor of Science Scope. Her topic for the month was: EQuIP-A Tool to Help Keep the NGSS on Course." The EQuIP Rubric provides "criteria by which to measure the alignment and overall quality of lessons and units with respect to the NGSS." http://k12science.net/Podcast/Podcast/Entries/2014/12/12_Middle_School_Science_Minute-EQuIP_Rubric.html From the Twitterverse: #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never stops!” Rat Hole: Prijector Prijector is a slick and powerful device that directly connects to your Television or to any Projector. It enables one to share their full-screen and present wirelessly from Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS and Android Devices. Prijector makes every meeting room video conferencing capable by running apps like Skype, Microsoft Lync, Google Hangouts and more. https://prijector.com/ Strategies: E-Learning Challenges https://community.articulate.com/search?tags%5B%5D=E-Learning+Challenges Resources: Google Chrome Extensions Every Teacher should try (ALL FREE) http://www.edudemic.com/free-google-chrome-extensions-for-teachers/ Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read by Maria Popova Neat bonus. All of them can be found for free. http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/12/29/neil-degrasse-tyson-reading-list/ Web Spotlight: Why Reading Matters: An Interview with a School Leader http://www.edutopia.org/blog/why-reading-matters-interview-school-leader-bob-lenz In Teaching Algebra, the Not-So-Secret Way to Students’ Hearts http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/12/to-learn-algebra-the-not-so-secret-way-to-students-hearts/ Random Thoughts . . . Personal Web Site
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