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Oct 22

Diigo Links (weekly)

More amazing blog posts worth reading! How we stopped using Accelerated Reader – Reading By Example This post describes how our school stopped using Accelerated Reader. This was not something planned; it seemed to happen naturally through our change process, like an animal shedding its skin. Video: Anti-Bullying Ad From Burger King | Larry Ferlazzo’s …

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Oct 15

Diigo Links (weekly)

Check out this past week’s resources: Spooktacular STEM Activities & Apps for Halloween! – Teacher Reboot Camp “As astronauts and space travelers children puzzle over the future; as dinosaurs and princesses they unearth the past … as monsters and gremlins they make sense of the unreal. Benefits of Language Learning Infographic – e-Learning Infographics Physiological …

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Oct 01

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this past week’s pick of amazing resources! Counterspeech: A tool for students who want to counter online hate – NetFamilyNews.org | NetFamilyNews.org Now, in time for National Bullying Prevention Month 2017, students have solid, research-based guidance for countering online hate, harassment and bullying – in the form of a cartoon! “Counterspeech DOs & …

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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 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 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 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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Jun 27

Adopting a New Curriculum

This post was originally published at the WA CORELaborate website.   May 24 our Science Subject Area Committee (SAC) presented our plans for a new Science Curriculum Adoption. This is the third adoption in which I’ve played a role in the 20 years I’ve worked at Chimacum Middle School. I played a much bigger role …

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May 21

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this week’s incredible resources! Radioisotope Power Systems: Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) tags:nuclear power nasa curiosity space science astronomy 15 Fantastic Virtual Reality in Education Resources – Class Tech Tips This week I had the chance to lead a virtual reality lesson with a group of second graders. It was absolutely amazing to see …

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Apr 30

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this week’s amazing links: Education is an end in itself not a preparation for the workplace | chronotope It’s a well observed truth that because everyone has had an education, everyone feels well placed to comment on all aspects of education. Often that takes the form of “My experience of education was like this so …

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