Tuesday, July 30, 2013

More Ideas for the New School Year

Yes, it's almost that time again!

These 2nd grade teachers used humor and the standards to create videos that help their students retain important math concepts over the summer before 3rd grade. Then they created a web site where they posted the videos.

The Cybrary Man has compiled a web page full of resources for the first day of school.

Kindergarten teacher Matt Gomez shares the message he sends to parents prior to the start of the new school year.

See how junior high English teacher Jordan Collier uses Evernote to extend his classroom beyond the school day. Interested? Sure, I'll help you set up your account!

Adam Bellow was the closing keynote for ISTE 2013 (International Society for Technology in Education). See what he said that brought 4,000 educators to their feet. (Keynote starts at about minute 22 if you want to skip ahead.)

Did you know that Twitter goes way beyond crazy tweets by infamous actors and attention-craving professional athletes? Twitter is a great source of teacher professional development! Read Five Tips for Taking Advantage of Twitter Over the Summer.

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