After our most recent after-school meeting, my colleagues and I decided to move ahead with a linear function project that we are going to "Meyer-ize". Our plan is to present the following:
Added by Beverly George on December 29, 2010 at 9:31pm — No Comments
Change is a part of life…I get that. Trying to adjust to the changes in my life over the last year hasn’t always been easy. Since January of 2010, my father passed away, my school closed down, and I’m in a very different teaching position. I certainly haven’t found a way to escape change. For the purpose of this writing, I will focus only on my new teaching position.
I knew in advance of my school closing…Continue
Added by Jeff Willard on December 28, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
The following website lists ,by popularity, the top websites for teachers. It might be worth a look for some people.
It is nice in the fact that it pulls them all into one site and lists them in an easy to read fashion. I found a few that interested me and figured someone else could find it useful.
Added by Jamie Tuch on December 13, 2010 at 10:23pm — No Comments
Every time I see Dan Meyer, I can't wait to get back into the classroom and try something new! His theory of having students build a solution to a vague question is problem solving at its best. Isn't this what the real world is like? In the work force, we are encountered with these types of problems several times... a colleague needs to leave early, and we work together to find out a solution as to who will cover her class... a new design to a part is needed on the assembly line because the…Continue
When I sit at my computer working alone
I usually turn on
once there I always select "Mannheim Steamroller"
or "Mannheim Steamroller-- holiday"
it is mostly instrumentals
but usually by artists I have never heard of.
It just lightens the mood as I slave over correcting papers.
Added by KC Mowrey on December 11, 2010 at 11:41am — No Comments
I was watching CNN Morning news the other day and the following story caught my attention:
"Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, R, convened at the national summit on education reform in…Continue
Added by Claudia Heinrich on December 5, 2010 at 4:22pm — No Comments
PNC Christmas Price Index
For the past 27 years, PNC Wealth Management has illustrated the cost of all the gifts involved in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
This year, PNC has created an online pop-up book filled with animated gifts, an interactive chart, and games…Continue
Added by KC Mowrey on December 3, 2010 at 8:22pm — No Comments
Added by KC Mowrey on December 2, 2010 at 9:52pm — No Comments