There are so many places online to find help and activities for covering the Virginia Standards of Learning. I recently came across these three PortaPortal sites from Fairfax County, each grouped by Virginia standards.
Archives for August 2008
For those of you watching the Olympics on television, it’s always fun to hear a “new” country’s national anthem from time to time, although along with many, I never tire of hearing our own Star-Spangled Banner.
The NY Times is now offering a list of anthems by title from each gold medal-winning country thus far, complete with audio versions.
My memory of how to do various algebra problems… is rusty sometimes. All I need is someone to explain how it all works, and it comes back. Perhaps your students need a common-sense explanation from time to time, too. Check out Mathway, a new website that helps solve math problems. (Thanks to Mrs. Cantor for finding this one!)
I’m really excited to be working this week with our new teachers during “New Teacher Academy!” (Can you tell?)
It’s been great to meet our newest staff while working through some training on MacBooks. Today (Wednesday) we finish up on our Mac OS X Marathon and then Thursday, they get their first peek at PowerSchool with Mrs. Bocrie.