Apr 09

Heart Bleed Bug

Alert change you passwords, NOW! http://www.komando.com/tips/247544/the-heartbleed-bug-why-its-so-dangerous-and-what-you-can-do-to-stay-safe

Mar 14

Fractions

Conceptually Representing Fractions. http://www.risd.k12.nm.us/Addition_Fraction.pdf

Feb 28

Eyes on the stars

On January 28, 1986, NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff. On board was physicist Ronald E. McNair, who was the second African American to enter space. But first, he was a kid with big dreams in Lake City, South Carolina.  Check out his animated story on StoryCorps.   http://storycorps.org/animation/eyes-on-the-stars/

Feb 28

Let them struggle

Bigger Gains for Students Who Don’t Get Help Solving Problems -Let them STRUGGLE  - Mind/Shift 02.25.14

 

Feb 23

Pi Day websites

5 Amazing #Math Websites to Prepare for the #PiDayChallenge – http://t.co/IXFWE1l4bS #piday #mathchat via @mytowntutors @mathdaily http://www.mytowntutors.com/2013/03/more-great-pi-day-resources/

Feb 05

House App Challenge

House App Contest

This year marks the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, the “House App Contest.”  This new competition is designed to engage student’s creativity and encourage their participation in STEM education fields.  Established by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013, this competition is a nationwide event that allows high school students from across the country to compete by creating and exhibiting their software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice.  http://housestudentapps.challengepost.com/

 

Feb 04

Olympics in the classroom-Sochi Games 2014

Prepare to incorporate the Sochi games into your lessons. Click here for a list of ideal resources.

Feb 04

EPA & National Environmental Education Foundation Video Contest-M.S. Students March 10

The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Environmental Education Foundation have launched a new video contest that asks middle school students to produce a short video about why they care about climate change and what they are doing about it. Winning videos will be highlighted on the EPA website and the top 3 entries will receive cool prizes like a solar charging backpack. The first 100 contestants to enter will also receive a year’s subscription to National Geographic Kids Magazine. The deadline for submissions is March 10. Visit the challenge website at http://epa.gov/climatestudents/contest.html for all the details.

Feb 03

Read Across America – March 2, 2014

Get involved! NEA’s Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! Incorporate these guides and activities to celebrate reading with young people.

http://www.seussville.com/Educators/educatorReadAcrossAmerica.php

Jan 31

Rock Cycle Song

Rock Cycle Song

Here is a created for 6th grade science students to help them study the rock cycle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53lMdHzvGCQ

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