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Teacher Spring Investigations

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 Teacher's resources for Spring's calendar:

March comes in like a lion.................and goes out like a lamb so mark your calendar and inspire your students with some of these great connections beyond your classroom.

  Dr. Seuss Day: 3/2

Scholastic Dr. Seuss Resources

Dr. Seuss Pathfinder

Iditarod: 3/6         Scholastic Iditarod Resources          Students' Ultimate Iditarod Link

St. Patrick's Day: 3/17

St. Patric's Day Parade in NYC

Irish Literature Resources

History Channel: St Patrick's Day History                                                         Kaboose: St Patrick's Day Resources

Scholastic's St. Patrick's Day Book List

   Women's History Month.............

Try these links to add in a touch of women's history every day during this month's investigations.....

Women in History: Meet Famous Women 

 

Kite-Flying Resources: 

  Drachen Classroom Kites                    Kite MuseumKite Links 

    Easter Connections:

Manhattan Parade Video                      Judy Garland                    Song & Lyrics           Manhattan Parade History

Easter Fun & Facts

        Easter Hats            Old Pictures/Postcards              Easter Finery  

                                            Ukrainian Eggs                                         

 

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   April showers will bring May flowers...................... so many wonderful avenues for discoveries within your classroom.  Enjoy the vast array of joyous renewal from the farm into gardens blooming with new life.

  April Fools Day 4/1:

Teacher units using Technology: http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/techtorial/techtorial055.pdf

 

Blackwell's April Fools Jokes: http://www.azkidsnet.com/JSknockjoke.htm

 

The Spaghetti Day Harvest: A news prank: http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/1/newsid_2819000/2819261.stm 

 Earth Day Resources: 4/20 

Science Online Resources

Scholastic Resources                          Earth Day Resource List                                            Earth Day & Ecology                 Journey to Planet Earth

  Arbor Day: April 26 Resources  

April's National Poetry Month Resources 

 

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    April showers brings May flowers, this is the season to be outside and planting those seeds for blooming.  This month's focus will be gardening and all the encouraging activities that students could "bloom" with.

 May 1: May Day: Activities

 Cinco De Mayo: May 5:  Resources

Mother's Day: May 9:  Resources 

  May 10-17:  Children's Book Week

Click on the picture for links to resources

 Memorial Day: May 31:

History 

Resource Links                                                       Activities

Military Connections 

 Jr. Master Gardeners

 Around the Farm Learning  

Summer Reading....Scholastic Book Choice Videos

Summer Reading.......Reading Rockets

 

Getting Students to Read during the Summer

 

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Educators Watch:

Now that school has switched over to a new year and the final half of the school year, there are some excellent articles that are emerging for literacy success.  I will be posting these articles for your pondering during February's month of calendar activities and historical connections.  As a reader you have a few options for viewing articles online:

  • Click the article title and read it in real-time on your computer
  • Click the article title and save the link in your favorites for a later read (create a new save folder for professional articles - it's easier to bookmark and relocate)
  • Click the article and use the printer icon to print it out and read as a hard copy

The Book Whisper: Blog for Igniting Reading in your Students

 

Enjoy stretching your educational vision and instructional design:

 

TickaTok: Publishers for Student's Writing 

Metametrics Learning Links

Readers for a Digital Age

Helping Students Prepare for Testing

Virtural Field Trips

Writing in the 21st Century

Backers of 21st Century Skills

Politics and K-12

Breaking Away from Tradition: 21st Century Instruction

Literacty Matters

Growing up Berenstain

Reading Rocket News

 

If you enjoy being in the eduational "know," save this article site in your favorites folder: Web Watch   

HP has recently launched Teacher Experience Exchange, its online community by and for teachers. Log in to find and share lesson plans, develop your professsional and life skills, or participate in an online forum.

 

Get plugged in! 

 

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  Educator's Instructional Design Tools:

Resources is an important aspect for educators and on-line connections with other educators is one of the best 21st century options for our instructional design success.  Have you been looking for a way to ignite student interest with active participation?  Try some of these excellent themes and lessons, it only takes a few moments to scan these sites and locate inspiring examples then add your personal touch:

 

LEAD:  Activities for Diversity 

NEED Project: Going Green

Math Hunt

Scholastic Nonfiction Genre Study

Teachers Helping Teachers

RTI:  Reading Intervention Institute

Disney Preschool

Interactive Quizing Templates

Last Day of School

Educator's bridging the gap beyond the classroom

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Spring Student Page

Adult Literary Investigations

 

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