Monday, January 3, 2011

1/3/11 Tips: More Love of Learning, a Science Contest, Vocab Practice

  1.   Begin the semester with a renewed focus on fostering a love of learning within your students.  What Ed Said has a list of 10 ways to do just that with great additional tips in the comment section.
  2.   Have your students enter the 2011 DuPont Challenge by writing a science essay.  Check out the contest rules and have essays submitted by January 31, 2011 for a chance to win great prizes!
  3.  VocabAhead is a great website for students to practice their vocabulary skills, particularly as preparation for the SAT and ACT.  They have a video section that gives context for words through cartoons.

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