Monday, September 24, 2012

Bilingual Ed, Tests, and Tech (Plus Barbie Bungee Jumping)Tweets of the Day 9/24/12

Muy bien.
Spanglish, anyone?

  
1. Education Nation: Finding Classroom Success In Bilingual Mix Of Spanish, English

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/24/education-nation-finding-_n_1909697.html 

2. On Reading with Kids on the iPad, Mixed Feelings Persist Among Parents

http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/09/ebooks/on-reading-with-kids-on-the-ipad-mixed-feelings-persist-among-parents/ 

Could 'whole language' be responsible for this?

3. 2012 SAT Reading Scores Lowest Since 1972

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/09/24/161695636/2012-sat-reading-scores-lowest-since-1972?utm_source=NPR&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=20120903

Barbie bungee jump, had to share this with you.

4. STEM: Engagement! Collaboration! Real-World Applications! Oh My!

https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2012/09/24/new-stem-series/?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=post09241201&utm_campaign=fbt 

 I love you, Mind/Shift. You are fascinating.

5 . How Games Are Being Used for Learning

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/09/how-games-are-being-used-for-learning/ 

 Shortest poem:    I? Why?

6. What Is Self-Esteem? 

http://www.ncld.org/parents-child-disabilities/social-emotional-skills/what-is-self-esteem 

7. The Power of Punctuation 

http://www.education.com/slideshow/power-punctuation/power-punctuation-1/?cid=80. 

I wonder why.

8. Education Nation: Teachers Wary Of New Evaluations In Aftermath Of Chicago Strike 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/24/education-nation-teachers_n_1909824.html 

How many days 'til school's out?

9. Common Sense Media at the National Conference on Summer Learning www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/blog/common-sense-media-at-the-national-conference-on-summer-learning

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