Link Pack 2.8.16


Being a Human in the Classroom
Carol Ann Tomlinson reminds us it’s possible to live and work in a way that makes both teachers and students more fully human

“The camera doesn’t lie”
Deepen practice by using video to reflect on teaching and learning

Vintage has value
John Spencer’s interesting view on the value of expertly combining old and new tools in our classrooms today . . . how and why it benefits students

Artists, poets, scientists . . . oh my!
An impressive collection of picture books celebrating the lives of great artists, writers, and scientists . . . useful to spark ideas in any classroom

A free online collection of high quality hands-on math and science activities (provided by a partnership between Lawrence Hall of Science, the Exploratorium, the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Children’s Museum of Houston and the New York Hall of Science)

Exits and entries
6 quick strategies to help find out what students know and understand

Getting out of creative ruts
3 unique ideas to push students’ creative thinking and point them in new directions


upcoming events 3

SEED Panel & Showcase Day
Peggy McIntosh & Friends: Conversations on white privilege, gender equity and diversity
First Congregational Church of Oakland
March 11, 2016  7:00-9:00 p.m.
March 12, 2016 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
$25 for each or $45 for both

Coastal Systems Teacher Institute (Grades 3-5)
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Educator Programs
June 20-24, 2016 (follow up sessions 10/29/16, 1/21/17, 4/7/17)   NO FEE
(application process; registration open to teacher teams)









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