This has been a rather exciting week. I have just recently started listening to a podcast by a famous comedian and reminiscing about the few episodes we did in my 8th grade class back at JFK Middle. The school year is about to start, and I want to start up again with these great kids … Continue reading
April is National Poetry Month, so we will be participating in poetry activities all month long, culminating in the Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 26th! You will choose a pocket-sized poem to carry around with you on that day and share with your classmates and teachers the gift of poetry! We are also … Continue reading
This was all I could think of when we were talking about the SAMR Model in a workshop recently. This is why I make online publishing a big part of my class.
Just a quick update that our Fear Booklet IB projects are in full swing. Students are compiling their booklets in their centers groups right now. One of my students asked about the funny phobias and mentioned this one that I remember from way back in the Far Side comics.
Getting started: Go to http://www.wordpress.com and click on Create Website. Choose the topic “Education” and what you would like your Portfolio to look like. Choose your Domain name – it MUST be firstnamelastinitialmdcps – then select the domain that comes up as firstnamelastinitialmdcps.wordpress.com (that’s the free one). You will need to put your email address … Continue reading
Great to be back again at Ponce de Leon Middle! Looking forward to an exciting year with my IB students. This year in 6th grade we are going to be talking about Facing Fears, Making Your Voice Heard, Fairness, and Cultural Perspective. In 8th grade, we will have a different set of themes. If you … Continue reading
Students, you will be working in centers to learn about the difficult decision the passengers of Flight 93 made on Sept. 11, 2001. You must log in to your portal, click on Apps, Services, and Sites, then click on Discovery Education app, and then click on the link below: Discovery Education Flight 93 Video Copy … Continue reading