Monthly Archives: June 2009
These blog posts on The Wired Classroom had the most traffic during the last 30 days:
- SMART Board Classes
- June 09 Global Nomads Group Videoconferences
- Motivate Students with Activboard Lessons
- Teaching Higher Order Thinking Skills in Elementary Classrooms with Spreadsheets
- iPhone and iPod Touch in classrooms
Camden Children’s Garden has three new programs in their videoconference catalog. My schools enjoy their distance learning sessions a great deal, so I’m excited to share with them these new offerings!
A Leaf of a Different Color
Why do leaves change color in the fall? Follow a leaf from beneath the bud in winter to a much pile the following fall. For grades 1-4; available by request.
Air Pollution: Inside My House
When we think of air pollution, we usually think of the air outside our homes or buildings, but experts claim that indoor air pollution can be 5 times greater than outdoor air pollution. Explore the many sources of indoor air pollution, their health consequences, plus more. For grades 3-6 as well as library patrons; available by request.
How can the police discover which suspect is guilty of the crime committed with just a sample of saliva? Learn about DNA and how it can be used in forensic science. For grades 7-12 as well as library patrons; available by request.
If your travel plans this summer sadly are not taking you to The Great Wall of China or Machu Picchu, you’ll want to check out this website: www.panoramas.dk/7-wonders/.
At this website, you can view all New 7 Wonders in 360 degree interactive panoramas from internationally known photographers! The images are pretty amazing. I enjoyed taking a brief trip around the globe- hope you do, too.