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Here are few resources as you may be incorporating Black History Month into your lessons/activities. Enjoy!
Black History Month Lessons and Resources (grades 6-8)
Love is in the air!
When time permits, read a teacher's article, "50 Reasons to Love Teaching". Click the link at the end of the article to read the rest of his list. How may of these things can you identify with?
Joel | Teaching.monster.com
Editor’s Note: Teaching, in my opinion, is one of the greatest career choices. Teaching featured writer, Joel, shares 50 reasons he loves teaching in a list below. Keep in mind, I bet every teacher that reads this could add many more reasons to the list. Share the reason you love teaching with Teaching now. Read some of the reasons teaching is great and get inspired.
1. Sharing experiences
2. Helping inexperienced teachers solve problems
3. The ability to help children achieve their best
4. Inspiring students not only academically but personally
5. Getting up on stage and performing for them, too
6. The thrill of a good and well thought out lesson is incomparable
7. The kids’ energies; their inquisitiveness makes inspires teaching them and pushing them harder
8. The instant feedback from students about my own teaching performance, even when they don’t realize they’re doing it
9. Being able to interact with kids who are mostly good and and do try to do what's expected of them...
February Tech Talk
Canvas (Weekday Sessions)
Kernodle: Mondays (8, 15, 22, 29) & Wednesdays (3, 10, 17)
Kiser: Tuesdays (Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23) & Thursdays (4, 11, 18, 25)
Food for Thought
Ms. Doubtfire: The Horror Movie??
Health/PE: Use Padlet for Running Logs!
Many of you are familiar with Padlet as a source for students to post quick feedback. But have you ever thought about using this an exercise log? Even for personal use, this could be awesome! Check out the link below for a visual, then head over to Padlet to create one for yourself or you students! Let me know if you have questions about creating a Padlet. (It's super easy!)