Alfonso Gonzalez

I teach 6th and 8th grade Science in the lovely Pacific Northwest in a small, rural town called Chimacum. My goal is to help students discover that all learning is life-long and that 21st century tools can be used for work as well as fun.

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Sep 03

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are some awesome resources from this past week: Free Technology for Teachers: Where to Find and How to Use the New Kahoot Math Games Earlier this week Kahoot launched a new featured called Kahoot Studio. Studio is a curated collection of math games made by Kahoot and aligned to Common Core standards. In the …

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Aug 25

Blended or Hybrid Learning Infographic

University of Cincinnati

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Aug 20

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are more amazing links to great resources: oTranscribe tags:transcription audio tools transcribe otranscribe web 4 Ways of Building Safe Learning Environments for Your Students tags:ways building learning environments students safe 30 creative ways to use Padlet for teachers and students – BookWidgets tags:padlet strategies use class classroom student students 10 ways to create an …

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Aug 13

Diigo Links (weekly)

Check out this past week’s amazing resources: Blatant Stealing | Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog I was simply looking for Sketchnoting supplies on Amazon yesterday, when the algorithm suggested the following book: A Simple Guide to Sketchnoting by Dorothy Bell. Immediately, I was taken aback, since as I was looking at the cover of the book, …

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Aug 07

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this week’s amazing resources! Check the out: Newsday: Vouchers Are a Failed Strategy | Diane Ravitch’s blog Peter Montgomery, a senior fellow at People for the American Way, published this overview of voucher research. The results are in, and they show that vouchers don’t help children learn more. The most recent studies find …

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Jul 30

Diigo Links (weekly)

Lots more incredible resources and blog posts! Check the out: How A One-Second Strategy Can Motivate Your New Class – Smart Classroom Management Each student taps it on their way in. To an outsider it may appear to be a silly ritual. Cutesy, perhaps, but of no real consequence. Does the study of grammar improve …

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Jul 29

My Favorite Education Podcasts

Do you listen to educational podcasts? If you do, see if you listen to the same ones I listen to, and if you don’t, then try some or all of the ones I’m sharing here. The BAM Radio Network is just awesome and here are my go to podcasts:   Vicki Davis, The Cool Cat …

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Jul 23

Diigo Links (weekly)

Check out these fabulous resources: On Reading Tasks | I used to ask students to write in their reader’s notebook for a few minutes every day after they finished reading.  Some days they could write about whatever, other days I had a specific prompt.  Just four minutes because four always seems less dau… 9 Ways …

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Jul 16

Diigo Links (weekly)

More amazing links to great resources from this past week! There’s something here for everyone: STEMcentric tags:lego mindstorms ev3 stem education edtech robotics tutorials resources Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog: How Western Washington’s Temperatures are Controlled By the Pacific Ocean Have you ever thought about how boring and relatively unchanging our high and low …

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Jul 15

We Are Ocean Guardians!

Well, more like Watershed Guardians. Last year I found out about this NOAA project called Ocean Guardian School. When I read the description I knew Chimacum Middle School had to apply to be an Ocean Guardian School! Our Environmental Stewardship Project was perfect! Even though we focus mostly on our neighborhood creek, Ocean Guardian Schools …

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