May 2012 Newsletter
Hello and welcome to the May 2012 issue of The Busy Educators Newsletter edited by teacher, speaker and author Marjan Glavac.
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- CALENDAR EVENTS
- HOW TO DO 11 TECHY THINGS IN THE CLASSROOM (TEACHERS, GR. K-12)
- CLASS TRAVEL: VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS & EFIELD TRIPS (TEACHERS, GR. K-12)
- TEACHERSFIRST (TEACHERS, GR. K-12)
- MRS. DOUTHART'S DIRECTORY(TEACHERS, GR 5-8
Primero de Mayo (Mexico)
Cinco de Mayo (Mexico)
Mother's Day May 13
Victoria Day (Canada) May 21
Memorial Day May 28 (USA)
HOW TO DO 11 TECHY THINGS IN THE CLASSROOM (TEACHERS, GR. K-12)
Richard Byrne is a full-time job is US History and Civics to high school teacher at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in South Paris, Maine USA.
Topics include:Build a Blog or Build a Better Blog, Build a Wiki With Your Students, Build a Website, Create Videos Without Purchasing Any Equpment, Creat Maps To Tell A Story, Try BackChanneling In Your Classroom, Join A Social Network For Your Professional Development, Use An Online Service To Save Your BookMarks, Getting Your Students Searching More Than Google.com, Have Your Students Create Podcasts, Eliminate Inbox Overload.
Click Here For The Free PDF 11 Techy Things
Click Here For Ideas On How To Use These Tools In The Classroom
CLASS TRAVEL: VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS & EFIELD TRIPS (TEACHERS, GR. K-12)
A very informative article on virtual trips. Gives an overview of what they are and useful links to sites and more information. This would be a great activity in those final days of the school year.
Click Here For Class Travel
TEACHERSFIRST (TEACHERS, GR. K-12)
TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. Search lesson plans by topic and grade level.
Click Here For TeachersFirst
MRS. DOUTHART'S DIRECTORY(TEACHERS, GR 5-8)
Catherine Douthard is a 5th Grade Teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist at Cleveland Elementary School Fayetteville, Georgia USA.
She enjoys sharing educational resources for elementary students, parents and teachers!
Click Here For Mrs. Douthart's Directory
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Grade 4/5 Teacher
A Wonderful Resource For Staff PD
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