Middle School Matters
MSM 334:  tnetennba (in Chinese?)
Jul 3, 2016 · 57 min
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MSM 334:  tnetennba (in Chinese?) Jokes You Can Use: Advisory: Kids hand him their suicide notes. Now this musician has 120 of their names tattooed on his arm https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/06/28/kids-hand-him-their-suicide-notes-now-this-musician-has-120-of-their-names-tattooed-on-his-arm/ The Secret World of Foley https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2016/06/16/secret-life-foley/ Humpty Dumpty http://nowiknow.com/putting-it-together-again/ Solve the Cube https://solvethecube.com/ The Secret Anti-Counterfeit Symbol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c-jBfZPVv4 Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Science Writing I was recently reading the April/May, 2016 issue of "Science Scope," a magazine written for middle school science teachers, published by the National Science Teachers Association. http://k12science.net/Podcast/Podcast/Entries/2016/6/16_Middle_School_Science_Minute-Science_Writing.html From the Twitterverse: Ashlyn Lazenby ‏@MsAshLaz Apr 3 Georgia, USA #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never stops!” Strategies: What Doesn't Work: Literacy Practices We Should Abandon 5 Less-Than-Optimal Practices 1. "Look Up the List" Vocabulary Instruction 2. Giving Students Prizes for Reading 3. Weekly Spelling Tests 4. Unsupported Independent Reading 5. Taking Away Recess as Punishment http://www.edutopia.org/blog/literacy-practices-we-should-abandon-nell-k-duke Louisiana requires Cursive http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2016/06/louisiana_cursive_12th_grade.html Resources: OER https://www.oercommons.org/ Literacy Test https://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/can-you-pass-this-1960s-louisiana-literacy-test?utm_term=.rbMmQLyka#.tjXXLzMqK Web Spotlight: 13, right now This is what it's like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/style/wp/2016/05/25/2016/05/25/13-right-now-this-is-what-its-like-to-grow-up-in-the-age-of-likes-lols-and-longing/ Random Thoughts . . . Personal Web Site
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