A real old-fashioned fabulous 4th of July! Complete with children’s bike & wagon parade, giant kite fly, potato sack races, kids liberty treasure hunt, garden crafts, live music, historic garden tours, costumed role-players, colonial hearth cooking, basket weaving, Island Pond Spinners, hand-thrown pottery, food, and fun for all. Tickets: Regular museum admission of $15 for adults. Kids 17 and under are FREE. Active military, retired military, and their families are FREE. Discounted admission for members.
Are you more knowledgeable than the average citizen? The average score for all 2,508 Americans taking the following test was 49%; college educators scored 55%. Can you do better? Questions were drawn from past ISI surveys, as well as other nationally recognized exams.
After taking the quiz, reply with your results! I got 27 out of 33 correct. The economic questions at the end were mighty tricky early on Saturday morning! Good luck :)
Today was your last day as 6th graders. We had some great times, we had some stressful times, but I had a blast! I hope you enjoy your summer vacations and I look forward to seeing your smiling faces in the fall :)
Still skeptical about the value of using Twitter as a tool to engage introverted students in classroom lessons? You’re not alone. A recent survey of almost 2,000 teachers found that half think that using Twitter (and Facebook) in the classroom “is harmful to the learning experience.” But, Los Angeles history teacher Enrique Legaspi disagrees with the naysayers. Last year he went to a workshop that discussed ways to use Twitter in teaching and now his students—even the shy ones—at Hollenbeck Middle School in East L.A. are speaking up more
Greetings students! Please click the link and complete the survey! It is only 10 short questions. Answer honestly, I won’t know who wrote what. I will be taking your responses as honest feedback, so please take all questions seriously.