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Eric Biederbeck

Report Cards and Grading

My school has decided to completely overhaul our report card system.  We are moving from the one grade for each subject report card to one…

Started by Eric Biederbeck

6 7 hours ago
Reply by Tom Jenkins
Christie Williams

Need help on a transition unit for 5th graders moving to middle school!!!!

Everyone please give me a "top ten" list of what I need to teach my fifth graders to prepare them for middle school.   I teach the computer…

Started by Christie Williams

14 22 hours ago
Reply by Andrea Earl
Mary Henton

Interested in a professional growth opportunity?

In case you haven't noticed, MSP2 continues to grow!As of today, 2.12.10, we're closing in on 700 members. Each day new members join. Peopl…

Started by Mary Henton

0 Feb 12
Eric Biederbeck

Using Twitter when the teacher is absent

As an avid user of twitter, I'm constantly aware of the benefits it provides me in terms of finding web sites and lessons, making connectio…

Started by Eric Biederbeck

5 Nov. 20, 2009
Reply by Eric Biederbeck
Tom Jenkins

Award and Grant Opportunities

This link was sent to me and is geared towards Ohio teachers, but it also contains many national and international opportunites

Started by Tom Jenkins

1 Nov. 9, 2009
Reply by Christopher Andersen
Tom Jenkins

Summer Opportunities for STEM Teachers

Below is information about two externship opportunities for high school, college, and university STEM faculty this coming summer, 2010. The…

Started by Tom Jenkins

0 Nov. 8, 2009
Ellen Loehman

Effective teaching

There has been a lot of talk about "effective teachers." How do I know if I am an effective teacher? What objective measure is there to com…

Started by Ellen Loehman

0 Aug. 1, 2009
Tom Jenkins

Whats Next?

I would like to suggest that we start a discussion on how to proceed. What do teachers need from this site to help them be successful? Idea…

Started by Tom Jenkins

4 May. 13, 2009
Reply by Tom Jenkins
Mary Henton

Super kites, wind energy, and audacious scientists - a TED talk

TED.com is one of my favorite sites. Inspiring, challenging, funny, provocative talks from artists, scientists, writers, thinkers and doers…

Started by Mary Henton

2 Apr. 15, 2009
Reply by Mary Henton
Kim Lightle

Science Content Areas

What science topics would you like to see covered in addition to the ones that we've already worked on - see http://msteacher.org/science_p

Started by Kim Lightle

5 Apr. 15, 2009
Reply by Tom Jenkins


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