The Monday Minute
May 16, 2022
Greenfield-Central Schools Host Unified Track Meet
Unified Champions is more than just sporting events and one-day wonders; it is an entire program that brings classmates together in sustained friendships and includes student leadership development. To become involved, you can contact Tori Batson at Special Olympics, and check out the resources on our webpage.
End of the Year Ideas
Some teachers feel that when testing is over there is more latitude in classroom activities to include. A few ideas to explore:
- TCEA (Texas Computer Educators Association) blog post with a nice aggregation of ideas from several sources.
- 150 End of Year Activities from Organized Classroom (some overlap with the above)
- With the NHL playoffs going on now, you could tie in EVERFI's Hockey Scholar activities.
- Purdue Superheroes of Science: Students can earn a "STEM degree."
- Ten Geography Games for Learning
- Review Activities Kids (and You) Won't Hate from AMLE
Modern CLassroom Project: 2 Free Sessions Left for This Year
FREE SUMMER EBOOKS FOR STUDENTS
27 TIPS TO BOOST KIDS' READING THIS SUMMER
YOUR WAY PD: open to all educators
Learning Opportunities (Times EDT) Free unless noted.
May 18: Indiana Learning Lab "Greatest Hits" webinar, 4 pm
May 19: "Mastering Digital Storytelling in Canva for Education," 8 pm
May 23: IDOE Webinar, "The Knowledge Gap," 4 pm
May 23: Corwin Webinar: "Teaching Reading," 6:30 pm
June 1-August 5: Summer of Learning Events Across the State
June 2: Gilder Lehrman Webinar, "Women in Miltary History," 7-9 pm
June 3: Deadline to Apply for Arts Integration Lab, 4 pm
June 9: Keep Indiana Learning 2022 Reading Summit ($100; some free videos available now)
*June 13: Problem Solving through Innovation Camp for Students at BSU (register by 5/31)
June 14-15: Kahoot Summit
Free Summer CODEHS Opportunities (some virtual, some in person)
edWeb.net Webinars (if sponsored, "commercials" are at the end)
AMLE Events (some free, some paid)
IN LearningPartnership (Includes Wednesday PD with IDOE)
Please note: Webinars and events mentioned in this space are not an endorsement of commercial products; on the contrary, we try to avoid listing events that appear to be commercial in nature. Every effort is made to strip social media/tracking data from provided URLs. In many cases, you can register and receive a recording later.
That's all for Now...
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While many districts dismiss for the summer before Memorial Day, there are even some that are done this week! All hopes for a relaxing, refreshing summer for you! We will have one more edition of "The Monday Minute" before a summer break.
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