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Angela Crawford
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  • Boise, ID
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Do tech tools raise achievement?

Just wanted to let you know that I have been reading this exchange and find it interesting. Unfortunately, I have so little technology in my room that I have found it difficult to participate. Thanks…

Tagged: achievement, web-based, tools, digital

Replied Aug 28

7th Grade Weather Project

Hi Todd, I'm interested in setting up this kind of collaboration. I'm a 6th grade teacher in Idaho. In our district we are asked to work on weather projects in January/February. I'll start looking in…

Tagged: weather, projects, collaborations

Replied Aug 28

differentiating math

Hi Terri, Thanks for the suggestions! I put in an order for white boards, and I'm going to try a three-ring circus next week. Also, the citizenship grading idea is helping me think outside the box. I…

Replied Oct. 30, 2009

differentiating math

Hi Eric, Thanks for the link to your VoiceThread! It was very helpful because it gave me a way to visualize what a differentiated math unit would look like. We hear a lot about differentiation, but w…

Replied Oct. 30, 2009

 

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MSP2 wants to create opportunities for teachers to collaborate locally or globally and form PLCs around science and mathematics. This group provides educators with a forum to create student collaboration projects around STEM concepts.
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Just wanted to let you know that I have been reading this exchange and find it interesting. Unfortunately, I have so little technology in my room that I have found it difficult to participate. Thanks, Angie
August 28
Hi Todd, I'm interested in setting up this kind of collaboration. I'm a 6th grade teacher in Idaho. In our district we are asked to work on weather projects in January/February. I'll start looking into recruiting a local meteorologist too. My email…
August 28
Hi Terri, Thanks for the suggestions! I put in an order for white boards, and I'm going to try a three-ring circus next week. Also, the citizenship grading idea is helping me think outside the box. I appreciate your time. Angie
October 30, 2009
Hi Eric, Thanks for the link to your VoiceThread! It was very helpful because it gave me a way to visualize what a differentiated math unit would look like. We hear a lot about differentiation, but we haven't had any training, modeling, or examples.…
October 30, 2009
Hi Angela, Are you looking only to differentiate in terms of readiness or would you also like to include learner profile and interest. This year I've been making a real effort to differentiate more by both learner profile and interest and finding t…
October 21, 2009
Please post a recording of the event on the website! Thanks. I'll still be teaching while the event occurs. I'll try to drop in.
October 21, 2009
Good Morning Angela We adopted a new curriculum this year that has various worksheets available addressing Universal Access. My suggestion is to take a look at your curriculum and see what you can use from there. Also, I use white boards every day i…
October 21, 2009
What time zone is this?
September 3, 2009
September 9, 2009 from 12pm to 1pm
Join Jennifer Beasley of the University of Arkansas for this web seminar. Part of the National Assocation for Gifted Children's WoW (Webinars on Wendesdays) series. Registration opens August 27. Seats are limited. Find more information and registe…
September 3, 2009
Jessica, I teach 6th grade science. We have a unit on water/weather. I am hoping to differentiate that unit this year. Maybe something about the polar regions can be included in the differentiation. Angie
September 1, 2009
Angela Crawford is now a member of Middle School Portal
September 1, 2009

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Classroom Teacher (preK-12)
What discipline(s) do you teach?
Science, Mathematics

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At 6:33pm on December 17, 2010, Davilla Riddle said…

No problem.  Glad to have you as part of our group.  Is there a topic you would like to focus on?

At 4:39pm on December 17, 2010, Davilla Riddle said…

Questions for Collaboration Group:

1)  Have you ever done online collaboration between your class/students and another class/students?

2) If you have done collaborative projects before, please list the topic and a brief description of the project.

At 3:02pm on October 21, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Hi Angela - Will do about the posting - everything is on our webinar archive page - http://wiki.nsdl.org/index.php/MiddleSchoolPortal/Webinar_Archive#Universal_Design_for_Learning. I'll post the recording URL tomorrow morning.
At 9:50am on September 25, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Hi Angela - That's great. Go to the Groups tab and then click on the Omnivore's Dilemma group. You'll be "registered." Thanks!
At 5:21pm on September 9, 2009, Kim Lightle said…
Angela - Let me second Mary's welcome! So glad to see that you joined! Let me give you quick overview of the site - on the main page - the resources that we have developed are on the left - MSP2 Resources box and our blogs. We have lots of events - technology, content, and pedagogy. The archived recordings of the ones we've done so far are in the link - Webinar Archive in the MSP2 Resources box. And we have lots of groups!

It would be great if you go back into your profile and answer two additional questions that we just added - I need help with and I can help with. We want people to be able to search by those parameters.

In addition, we've just started a book club - the fall book is Omnivore's Dilemma - it would be great if you joined in. Welcome! Kim
At 7:26am on September 3, 2009, Mary Henton said…
Hello, Angela,

Welcome to MSP2. We're glad you've joined us, and delighted that you've engaged in one of the conversations already!

I see that you're a math and science teacher. Do you teach in separate math and science classes, or are math and science taught as aspects of an integrated curriculum in your school?

If you haven't had a chance, check out the math and science resource guides. These are quality, standards-based teaching resources either written or collected by expert math and science educators. These guides are also wikis so that the community can contribute and grow the guides.

Again, welcome.

M
At 2:34pm on September 2, 2009, Sarita Pillai said…
Hi Angela,

Welcome to the MSP2 community! So glad you've joined us.

Have you had a chance to explore the site, yet? You'll find lesson ideas, digital resources for classroom use, and connections to current news items. Look at the left side of the Main page and you'll find Math and Science Resource Guides, Diigo lists, and project blogs to name just a few.

We've had several Tech Talks recently - on Interactive Notebooks, Moodle, and Digital Storytelling. You can get to the recordings of those by clicking on the Web Archive link. You can also see all our upcoming events by clicking on the Events tab.

We're also soon to be adding resources for youth - a series of virtual learning experiences for students. So plenty more to come!

Please send any ideas or feedback you have our way, your thoughts would be greatly appreciated!

Sarita

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