Welcome to 2011!
So every week I read my google reader, participate in a few chats on Twitter and find great resources. Currently I'm pulling form a 9 page list of resources and filtering those out to find the best of the best for each week. I am not a huge one on resolutions but there are some really great resources here: Resolve to check them out!
Your Top 5 resources I found this past week(and over break)
This is a favorite: Homework, Homework, Homework, I love this challenge for teachers. I've been really struggling with assigning not only the right homework, but the right amount of homework. Some great thoughts here:
If you don't know what Web 2.0 is, or you want to know more here is a free Web 2.0 Ebook for educators: A must have for all grade levels
Should I blog? Blogging is a great way to reflect, grow and get better as a teacher, if you are wondering if you should blog or not, use this to help you answer that question:
The Web is filled with great resources to wrap up 2010, here are a few I like:
20 things that became obsolete in 2010
Teacher goals for a great 2011
Your Video of the week:
Essential Life skills for kids – Marshmallow test (I thought about doing this with my 6th graders, I guarantee some/most my students would fail....what does that say?)