The 2013 NJEA Convention was filled with amazing learning.

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Thinkfinity is the gift that keeps on giving.   A great time and a wonderful two days of sharing and knowledge.

Nominate your book here

You forgot to eat or sleep because you couldn't put it down. And then became really annoyed when the movie version got it wrong. It wasn't that long ago when you felt the power of a great book. Now share it with someone else.

 

This is a crowdsourcing project to identify the best book for teens - as voted by NJ. The top choice will be put in 47 local schools. And all participants are eligible to win a Kindle. While we value an official reading list as much as the next person, we have more faith in you.

 

Nominate your book here

http://www.yourschoolsyourcall.org/     sponsored by Teach for America
bsdesantis

Science anyone?

Posted by bsdesantis Nov 6, 2013

So what is your favorite Thinkfinity science resource?  Or you favorite app?  I wonder if we will select the same ones?

Join me at NJEA to explore science resources on Thinkfinity.  I will also share my favorite free science apps as well as the sources I use to find them.  This presentation is geared for all grade levels and all science content areas.  I will be in the Thinkfinity classroom on Thursday, November 7 at 1 pm.

Want some help implementing the Common Core in your classroom? Join Bethanne Augsbach to Create a Common Core Toolkit at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday or 1:00 p.m. on Friday in the Veriozn Thinkfinity ClassroomAll participants K - 8 will explore and take away a collection of FREE web-based resources and formative assessments to guide in the implementation of the Common Core Standards. Connections will be made to the new Teacher Evaluation System, Excellent Educators for New Jersey (EE4NJ). Join a community of innovative teachers sharing resources and research-based best teaching practices to enhance student achievement.

jheuer

Explore Learning

Posted by jheuer Mar 9, 2013

Our district has explorelearning.com. This is an awesome website that has interactive gizmos that students can manipulate. There are math and science gizmos.  Each gizmo has worksheets and a quiz that can be used. You can download the worksheets and modify them as needed. Once you modify the worksheet to meet your needs then you can upload your worksheet to the site for other teachers to use. There is an app for this site and they are currently working on transitioning all the gizmos over so they can be used on an ipad. I highly recommend this site! The students will love it!

 

http://www.explorelearning.com/