Resources for the Middle School Teacher
March 29, 2013
Technology Tools Edition
Ten Tips for Better Password Security
How many of us have one or two general passwords that we use for all our accounts or the same four digit PIN for our phone and accounts? Just thinking about it only makes you realize how much trouble you would be in if this actually came to pass. It’s always better to be safe than sorry so now’s the perfect time to reconsider how you protect your accounts.
Instagram From a Famous Figure Assignment
What would Marco Polo send to his Instagram followers? What would Leonardo Da Vinci, or Thomas Jefferson post? For Language Arts, what would Katnis or Peeta from the Hunger Games be posting? This is a simple, fun and engaging way to get students familiar with one of the most popular social marketing sites on the web without needing computers.
16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary
Student Interactives & Teacher Resources from Learner.org
Annenberg Learner's multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home. All Annenberg Learner videos exemplify excellent teaching.
Examples of Student Interactives include: Amusement Park Physics, Parallax, Conversions, Effects of dams on salmon popuations, Thirteen Colonies, Development and Future of the European Union, Triangle Model of the Cultural Framework, Limerick Factory, Volcanoes, and many more!
Google's Search Education Page
Help students learn how to do internet research. Lesson plans, strategies, and examples to help students become stronger researchers!
Thanks for the tip, Andrew!