Lesson Plans: Lesson 4

Social Studies Focus Start up Activity: Show sample posting rubric. Organize students in mixed ability pairs. Review your responses to our postings. Were they detailed enough? Did they really answer the question? How would they fit on the rubric? Class discussion: • Good responses – what does “affect” mean? • Basic formatting – spacing and…

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Technorati

As I continue to work on this project with my students, and, in the process, to develop this blog, I realize how important it will become to my life as a tech teacher. I must admit, I started writing just to see how the technology worked so I could help my students. But now that…

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Some technical details

In terms of the tech side of the project, we have been pretty much figuring everthing out as we go. Thankfully blogging is mercifully simple, so it has been pretty smooth. Here’s the breakdown of what we have done so far: Step 1: If you don’t already have an Acceptable Use Policy that includes blogging,…

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Lesson Plans: Lesson 3

Social Studies Focus Start up Activity: Review sample blog, read all linked articles & determine how the requirements were met for the blog posting. Steps: 1. Take out current events blog 2006 assignment sheet 2. read requirements for initial posting 3. open blog (mkis6.edublogs.org) 4. read sample events posting 5. read article: Israeli Raid Worries…

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Some background information

It has occured to me (thanks to the intervention of my Tech Coordinator) that I haven’t yet described exactly how Peggy and I are going about structuring this project. There has been significant back end planning that I have glossed over here on the blog. In this (and future) post(s), I’m going to try to…

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