Mr. Z and his classes started the school year by adopting a virtual pet for their blog, a panda. Visit Mr. Z’s 8th grade Math blog to meet their virtual pet by CLICKING HERE. Don’t forget to feed him and if you post a comment following digital citizenship guidelines you will earn extra credit points. Read More…
DoN’T SHoot tHe MeSSenGeR
We began our comparison of present and historical contexts of freedom of the press. Please view the slideshow and the videos that follow. This lesson also uses Chester the Crab’s history based comix on John Peter Zenger. Freedom Of The Press View more presentations from bkind2animals Zenger comix guided reading View more documents from bkind2animals Read More…
Chase Utley & his dog, Jack do a PSA
Check out Chase Utley of the Phillies! He adopted his boy, Jack from the Philadelphia SPCA.
HOW TO…INSERT TUNES!
USE the FOLLOWING TUTORIALS to ADD AUDIO to a PowerPoint. Click on either TITLE. How to Insert Background Music using RECORD SOUND How to insert MP3 into PowerPoint
P R O C R A S T I N A T I O N
“Procrastination is the thief of time.” – Edward Young “Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage.” – Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” – Mark Twain Mark Twain’s tongue in cheek quote aptly describes the trap many find themselves once they ride the Read More…
Today, we have a snow day due to inclement weather. Tomorrow, we will distribute your storyboards with feedback. We have eliminated the writing prompt portion of the project. Focus on the following: 1) Image search of your topic due tomorrow 2)Strive for Accuracy by re-reading your research, text, class handouts about your topic. 3) If Read More…
Play this First Amendment interactive game from icivics.org.
I am quite worried after reviewing several CYOAs. Please FOLLOW DIRECTIONS and USE THE STUDY GUIDE to complete the CYOA. The STUDY GUIDE has 18 items listed = 18 CYOA questions, flashcards, pictures, etc. (remember this will depend upon your Study Tool Choice).
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way
Are leaders born or created? Which Habits of Mind are NECESSARY for LEADERSHIP? Watch the following video clip, ESCALATOR, & respond to the following: Provide advice for the people on the escalator from the POV of 1 Habit of Mind. What would a LEADER do in this situation? Respond to the prompt applying past knowledge Read More…
CHaLLeNGe #4: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Ok, folks, the next challenge is posted and this time it will build our global community. Students are encouraged to post 10 comments on student and class blogs. Find students and or classes with similar interest. Before you leave a comment read that blog’s commenting guidelines and follow our rules for cyber safety. Read this Read More…