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ACT/SAT prep

www.grockit.com - Online collaborative ACT/SAT prep groups. Might be of interest to some of your students!

Added by Kelly Farrow on August 4, 2009 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Homer's Odyssey on Twitter

I'm laughing so hard I can hardly breathe!! Check out this version of The Odyssey done in Tweet format! Some inappropriate comments but would SO be a hit in a HS classroom:
http://cdn.holytaco.com/www/sites/default/files/images/ithacarulerdotcom_twitter1_sized.jpg

Added by Kelly Farrow on April 9, 2009 at 8:15am — 1 Comment

Visual Grammar lesson for HS history

This amazing lesson on deconstructing WWII posters is British but would be a great additional to a HS (or advanced MS) history class: http://aspirations.english.cam.ac.uk/converse/movies/visual_grammar.swf . Kids get to look at WWII propaganda posters and decide which emotions are being appealed to (excuse the passive voice!!) by each one.

Added by Kelly Farrow on March 5, 2009 at 3:31pm — 5 Comments

Gcast - instant podcast from your classroom!

Have your students give a daily recap of what they learned, podcast directly from a field trip, or say pretty much anything on an insta-podcast! All you need is a cell phone. Check it out at gcast.com. I plan to use this w/ my first-grade gifted and talented program; at the end of each session, one lucky kid will get to give the daily diary of what we did, plus one other shout-out they feel like doing!

Added by Kelly Farrow on March 4, 2009 at 7:08pm — 3 Comments

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