Shawn and Troy talk about current events, kids settling in, and more. Dave is dynamically focused on earth.
Why do pirates make terrible construction workers
- Because their timbers are always shivering
Where do pirates get their cannonballs from?
How come pirates love to go to birthday parties?
- For doubloons
What is a pirate’s favorite color?
- Not sure, but it definitely isn’t red. They hate being marooned.
How much do pirates charge for corn?
- A buccaneer
Where do pirates go for fast food?
Don’t joke about Dolphins.
- They have no Porpoise.
Are you sweating while putting gas in your car? Feeling sick when paying for it?
- You’ve got the Carownervirus
How do you get a country girl to be interested?
- A tractor
Middle School Science Minute
K12Science Podcast: Our Dynamic Earth
I was recently reading the September/October 2022 issue of “Science Scope” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association.
In this issue, I read the Editor’s Corner, written by Patty McGinnis. She wrote a column entitled, “The Human Side of Our Dynamic Earth.”
Unfortunately, an increasing number and severity of natural disasters has been tied to climate change. While we may not be able to stop natural disasters from occurring, we can educate students about the link between climate change and natural disasters and the necessity of mitigating and adapting to climate change.
Reports from the Front Lines
- Current Events
- Reuters News
- Logical Fallacies
- Books Being Removed
I will be releasing my #OWLandPENGUIN font when the O&P book comes out (Sept 27) along with an activity kit showing kids how to make coloring pages and mini-comics with it. If you have ideas for how kids can use this font, please comment. Made with @calligraphr_com
Word of the day is ‘dumfungled’ (19th century): wearied, befuddled, and just a little used up.
Word of the day is ‘bethink’ (10th century): to take thought and reflect; to return to oneself for a moment.
The Curious Iguana @curiousiguana
The Queue is inspiring fiction. And it’s INCREDIBLE. Read it! https://t.co/nubZi8hsJc
And also music:
#mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never stops!”
- Clapper Board
- Talking flowers
- Talking cats
- Ninja text
15 of The Best TED Ed Riddles to Use with Students in Class
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The website gives an analysis of polls for national races. Nice graphic on the front page to help kids visualize the data. Hover over the state for the numbers behind the analysis.
Real Clear Politics: