Monthly Archives: April 2012

Byrdseed: A Great Online Tool for Brainstorming Differentiated Instruction

Checkout this interesting resource for generating learning objectives and activities from a wide range of Blooms Taxonomy. Click on the image below to visiting the website. This can bemused for brainstorming differentiation ideas. Advertisements

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Slideshow of Photos from the Musical Hairspray

All of these pictures are available to be downloaded on the Greece Athena High Facebook page.

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Great Website: www.TeachingAppz.co.uk

This website has a ton of great ideas for leveraging the tools students bring to school every day.  There are homework apps, content apps, skill apps and much more on this website.  They are all categorized in and sorted by … Continue reading

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Let’s Solve This: Exxon Mobile Supports the CCLS (Video)

An interesting 30 second video by Exxon Mobile in support of the CCLS.

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Did You Know 4.0 (Video)

This is the latest in the “Did You Know” videos that have emerged on the web.  This video series is all about the dramatic changes that technology is bringing to our world.  The video is stunning to watch and fascinating. … Continue reading

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Transition Plan Data Confirmed

At the Focus Meeting on April 17th, I shared the synthesis of my findings from the transition plan interviews.  I asked for feedback by last Friday from anyone that felt these findings where not accurate.  Only one person offered new … Continue reading

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Trojan Pride – Staff Update (4.26.2012)

Click on the image to download the PDF version of the Staff Update for this week.  Remember, every part of the text that is blue and underlined is a hyper link that will take you to a website when you … Continue reading

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Hairspray: The Musical (Watch the Trailer)

Click on the picture below to watch a fantastic sneak peak video trailer of our Athena students rehearsing for Hairspray.  This incredible 1 minute trailer was put together by Athena parent Ron Fisher. You might consider showing it to your … Continue reading

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Conference Reflection: Professional Development to Raise Student Achievement (Erick Mock)

One of the big points I took from this training was that we need to leverage the natural strengths we have more in our teamwork to benefit our students.  The activity we did on Thursday (DiSC) really gave us some … Continue reading

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The 4 C’s of Response to Intervention

The following description is exerpted from an abstract summarizing the ideas found in the book “Simplifying Response to Intervention” by, Buffum, Mattos and Weber.  If you are interested in learning more about RtI, stop by my office and see me. … Continue reading

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