October 28, 2019
Don't Give Up the Ghost!
As the end of his article states,
"The nasty spirits that replace teachers who give up the ghost can negatively influence a student's desire to learn or engage with classmates and school. Fear is powerful and its influence is pervasive.
We owe too much to our students, our schools, and ourselves to give up the ghost."
A "LIterary Creepfest" for Older MS & HS Students
How to Create Digital Escape Rooms
Middle Level and Indiana-Specific Twitter Chats
Wednesday, Nov. 6, DOE is starting a new weekly chat, #INedchat, 8 pm ET
Thursdays, #mschat at 8 pm ET
#INeLearn from 9-9:30 pm (from DOE's Office of eLearning, various moderators)
Highlights included in Update Below That You May Download: Thank You for sharing these Updates with your staff.
- Spotlight on Service-Learning Article just published in the the October Indianagram: Service Learning Has Class
- · SNAPSHOTS OF SERVICE-LEARNING STORIES addressing these 14 Focus/Issue Areas found HERE
- · LTG November Moments of Service Toolkits with lessons and project ideas for Election Day, Veterans Day, National Philanthropy Day, Thanksgiving Day
- · generationOn Website November Theme –Family Volunteer Day – Projects/Resources
- · INSPIRE3 Mini-Grants available for 2019-2020 school year. Click here for requirements
- · INSPIRE3 contact information for free on site PD or interest in area workshop
- · Visit our INSPIRE3 page on the IASP website here
October 28: Corwin Webinar, "What's Deep about Deep Learning?" 6:30 pm ET
October 28: Why We Need Driver's Ed for Smartphones Webinar, 7 pm ET
October 28-November 2: Online Teacher Success Summit (videos free on release day)
October 29: Champions Together Training, Brownsburg East MS, 9:30-11:30 am EDT
October 29: Global Maker Day
October 29: Center for Teaching Quality Free Webinar on Microcredentials, 2 pm ET
October 29: OK2ASK Webinar: Tech Integration with Goose Chase, 5:30 EDT
October 31: TechPoint STEM Grants Due
November 1: Author Richard Louv, Butler University, 6 pm ET (free tickets required)
November 6: Champions Together Training at South Ripley, 9:30-11:30 am ET
November 7-9: AMLE Annual Conference, Nashville, TN
November 12: Champions Together Training, Rochester MS, 9:30-11:30 am ET
November 13: Champions Together Training at Lowell MS, 9:30-11:30 CST
November 13: Workshop with Artist Rita Spaulding, Children's Museum, 6-8 pm ET
Breaking News!! Special 2019 Conference Offer from AMLE
Join AMLE in Nashville, TN for the 46th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education, November 7–9, for three days of innovation, creativity, and inspiration.Groups of (20+), every fourth person is FREE! Registration forms and complete payment must be submitted together. Free registrations are at an equal or lesser value.Questions? Call or email, 800-528-6672, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why attend as a group?
Build a common language of success for your entire staff. Divide and conquer. With more than 300+ sessions, having multiple minds, hearts, and feet is the only way you can get everything out of the conference that you would want Create camaraderie, collaboration, capacity, and confidence that you can’t experience anywhere else. Get opinions and advice from people from all over the world. Bring the team together for on-site meetings and discussions. Experience a collective excitement that can continue to grow in the classrooms in your school.
You can register as a single or any number from your school. To facilitate this, send your request to Shirley Wright at IMLEA at imlea@iasp. Deadline is Nov.3.
Time to Fly Away!
We are now sending the Monday Minute to members only, but we invite you to forward it to anyone who might be interested. You can also access it via this link on our webpage, and you can follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Have a safe and enjoyable Halloween, and may your students learn a lot this week! Thinking ahead? Next year both Halloween AND the day after will be on the weekend!