Flatonia Elementary Memo
Inspired this week by TedTalks!
There are lots of them out there, on a variety of topics, and pretty much anything you want to hear about.
One of the most recent TedTalks that I watched was something that I felt was worth sharing. I hope that it provokes your thoughts as well.....
End of Year Activities for Students!
Check out this Blog Post...Lots of Ideas to use with students at the End of the Year!
It's here! It's here! The end of the year is here! Now, I always vacillate between being terribly sad the year is over and being so excited for a fresh start come August. My first few years teaching, I always scrambled the last few weeks trying to find engaging but still meaningful activities for my students to do those last couple weeks of school. I wanted it to be EXCITING and FUN but I still wanted to maintain control of my classroom and keep them learning. It was always a challenge. I figure there must be other people in my same boat-- searching endlessly for the perfect end of the year activity-- so I compiled a huge list of the best end of the year activities I have found and use.
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Wonderful Websites and Web 2.0 Resources
Want a way for students to use Google for more than finding quick answers? Then check out this site....
This site was created by Dr. Alice Christie to share an exciting new approach to teaching and learning. Enabled by Web 2.0 tools, GoogleTreks™ allows teachers and students to synthesize information in one easy-to-use map that places text, pictures, audio files, video files, and much more in one central location.