Author: Lorraine

#3: Creating Trust and Security With Your Students (Back-to-School Countdown)

x Tune into Teaching Channel daily from August 18 – 29 to get a special video blog from Tch’s Teacher Laureate, Sarah Brown Wessling. #3: Creating Trust and Security with Your Students https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2014/08/27/3-creating-trust-with-students/ Find the full 10-Day Back-to-School Countdown here: https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2014/08/14/back-to-school-countdown/ Video Rating: /...

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Amazing Classrooms: Mouse Squad

x “Mouse Squad” is a group of 4th to 8th graders who support their school’s technology needs. These kids maintain and service their school’s computers, gain technical skills, and learn lessons about professionalism and working together. Rounding things out with field trips to nearby Silicon Valley, there’s no question that “geeks are the new cool.” Video Rating: /...

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Making Sense of Density

x Kent Treadgold’s 7th grade science class uses a hands-on project to learn the abstract concept of density. They measure the mass and volume of different cylinders, create their own computerized spreadsheets for data, and enter the formula to calculate density. By the end of the project, they’re able to conclude on their own that density will not change as the shape and size of an object changes, as long as the material it’s made of stays the same. Video Rating: /...

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