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Podcasts from class – 3/30

Here are the five podcasts we talked about in class tonight:

astronomy east

naked scientist

science fridays

brain food podcast

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By |March 30th, 2009|Resources|0 Comments

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School without walls portfolio reviewers

Portfolio reviewers was something i mentioned in EDU434 last night and I was going to post the link to the School Without Walls website that Kathyrn mentioned, but the page on portfolio reviewers is down.  Fortunately, I found this page that is an advertisement for reviewers from 2006, but it contains all the basic information.  I will be going (hopefully) today to talk to someone about this whole thing and hand in my application, so I will report back what I find as well.  And in the self-interest of raising traffic to my blog, all of that will be there. […]

By |September 9th, 2008|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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And the winner (actually loser) is……

Hey all,

So here is the notes summary of seminar and EDU434 from last night.  For seminar:

September 13th at midnight (Saturday night, for the seminar Monday night) the first weekly investigation is due.  Grab a kid and have him/her give you a tour of the building, making sure to note the important places to them.  If possible, do this with both a male and female student and note differences.  Also try with a student with disabilities, or with a student you clicked with or a student that doesn’t see eye to eye with you.  Bring your camera!  There is a picture […]

By |September 9th, 2008|Uncategorized|2 Comments

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Summary of our Student Teacher Meeting

Hey all,

Here is a summary of our August 28th meeting with April and Michael about student teaching.  Feel free to add more if I missed something or made a mistake.

For Fall field placement:

We will have to teach a series (three consecutive class periods of the same students: ex. Monday, Wednesday, Friday) of 3 lessons (Inquiry, Nature of Science, Community).  This lesson will be taught in November before Thanksgiving and the content must fit within your CT’s curriculum at that time.  One of these lessons will be a Warner Lesson Plan and the other two will be abbreviated lesson plans […]

By |August 28th, 2008|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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Two Handy Links

Hello all,

Here are two handy links for us Warner science teachers:

This link is for the teacher certification stuff, including signing up for tests and test dates: http://www.nystce.nesinc.com/

This link points to the .pdf file for the Rochester City School District 2008-2009 calendar: http://www.rcsdk12.org/PDFs/English_Calendar.pdf

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By |August 28th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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