Jokes You Can Use:
Doctor: “I’m sorry but you suffer from a terminal illness and have only 10 to live.”
Patient: “What do you mean, 10? 10 what? Months? Weeks?!”
Why did egyptians shave their heads regularly?
- To be more pharodynamic
Guest at a restaurant: “I refuse to eat this roastbeef. Please call the manager! “
- Waiter: “That’s no use. He won’t eat it either.”
I thought I’d tell you a good time travel joke
- but you didn’t like it.
I heard a report about a bad outbreak of the tummy bug, apparently 9 out of 10 people there suffered from diarrhea.
- I can’t stop thinking about that tenth person who apparently enjoyed it.
Taking a ball from a kid
Growing a Chinese Bamboo Tree
Middle School Science Minute
I was recently reading the March, 2018 issue of “Science Scope,” a magazine written for middle school science teachers, published by the National Science Teachers Association.
In this issue, I read the Citizen Science article, “iNaturalist: Citizen Science for 21st Century Naturalists,” written by Jill Nugent. The article describes a project that empowers citizens to record biodiversity. For more information, please visit:
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Let It Go
“Let it go,” the title of this article, is not a tribute to the famous children’s movie, but rather a directive to teachers. To create an instructional shift that focuses on students, there are a few mentalities teachers just need to let go:
Teaching: five things I wish I’d known fifteen years ago
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Ashes in the Snow (Beyond Shades of Grey)
A holocaust book by Ruta Sepetys popular with teens is coming out as a movie.
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