MSM 283:  A Love Letter. Dipsticks. Images. and Memory.

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Cryptic Writing

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/09/01/victorian-cryptographic-love-letter/

 

Middle School Science Minute

by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com)

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE MINUTE-LAB SAFETY SPEC ED PARAPROS

 

I was recently reading the Summer, 2014 issue of “Science Scope,” a magazine written for middle school science teachers, published by the National Science Teachers Association.

In this issue, I read an article entitled “Scope on Safety: Question of the Month” written by Ken Roy, director of environmental health and safety for Glastonbury Public Schools in Glastonbury, Connecticut.  The question of the month, that he responds to, is “Do special education paraprofessionals in my science lab need to have formal training in handling hazardous chemicals?”

 

 

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Kyle Calderwood ‏@kcalderw  28mAll That Teachers Need to Know about Remind (101) #ptchat #njed #edtech http://goo.gl/NcxfJ0
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Jenna Dixon ‏@JennaVDixon  Aug 21For those of us overwhelmed by the idea of Genius Hour w/ little ones- “Why I Abandoned Genius Hour” http://www.mrswideen.com/2014/06/why-i-abandoned-genius-hour.html?spref=tw … via @mrswideen
Kyle Pace ‏@kylepace  49mEducator’s Guide to LiveBinders http://www.theedublogger.com/2014/08/28/livebinders/ …
Derek McCoy ‏@mccoyderek  53mThree Ways Blended Learning Makes Teachers More Efficient http://ow.ly/B5rYQ
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William Jenkins ‏@EdTech_Stories  5h@E_Sheninger Check out @ChrisTienken study on the lack of relationship between PISA/TIMSS & creativity, innov, entrap http://tinyurl.com/m5bl3tf
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13 Tricks to Help You Remember What You’ve Learned

Memory is fallible. If you forget everything in this article, remember this fact: Researchers estimate that we lose 90% of everything we learn immediately after learning it. Ninety percent. Have I got your attention now?

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/13-tricks-help-you-remember-what-youve-learned.html

 

21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

Close reading is a hot topic that’s just getting hotter! Here are 21 anchor charts, bulletin board ideas and other resources that you can bring into your classroom to turn your readers into even closer readers.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/weareteachers/21-cool-anchor-charts-to-teach-close-reading-skill-h0xt

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