Sunday, February 5, 2012

Shillolo Supernews December 20

Good morning!
Here is an update regarding our non-tech literacy world... teachers are continuing to test the students that you recommended as being "at risk" due to reading skill level, with a view to setting up guided reading groups and book clubs in January. It's a long process, but I am sure it will be worth it! If anyone is willing to run one of these groups for 20 minutes a day during your English class, please let me know. We will be trying to make up small groups of students at the same level, and these may well include students from different classes. Thank you for your help with this aspect of our School Improvement Plan!
OK - back to the IT world!
Super Links
This is perfect for those at the ages of our students, with their heightened interest in social justice. It explains how slavery is still used to make products and there is an online survey. Very thought-provoking.
During crazy pre-holiday weeks, it is sometimes hard to come up with good ideas for teaching. This blog has some excellent ones.
Many creative ways to reinforce spelling, for school or home.
The humour link :) Chewbacca sings Silent Night. Warning, sillier than usual....

Have a great day, anne

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