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Middle School Language Arts

Discussion about ideas for incorporating technology into lesson plans and focusing on the growth of life-long learners.

Members: 39
Latest Activity: Mar 6

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Newborn Infant Care Tips

Started by Oscar Marin Mar 6. 0 Replies

First few weeks of caring infants are daunting for newbie parents. They really need to know how to care for infants. Read out here for some important tips on newborn infant care and share your view…Continue

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The Outsiders

Started by Kaitlyn Martin. Last reply by Thomas True Jan 16, 2012. 3 Replies

Anyone teaching S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders? I'm wanting to do some sort of kinesthetic activity that involves privileging some students and limiting others (maybe an obstacle course?) that drives…Continue

Tags: novels, reading, Outsiders, The

Using Ipads in Middle School Language Arts

Started by Andrea Langston Nov 2, 2011. 0 Replies

I'm wondering if anyone has been using ipads and/or apps successfully in a text-rich and writing-to-learn based classroom. Where do I go to find out what's available or what folks are doing without…Continue

Tags: arts, language, school, middle, ipad

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Comment by Kaitlyn Martin on July 8, 2011 at 5:19pm
I see we had a few more people join. I'd really like to start some good discussions on this page. Please feel free to post!
Comment by Kaitlyn Martin on June 22, 2011 at 6:11pm
Yes, I am familiar with NoNoWriMo, but I have not tried it with any of my classes. Please feel free to share your experiences/tips/cautionary tales!
Comment by Sue Neese on June 22, 2011 at 2:36am

Are you familiar with NaNoWriMo?  My 6th/7th grade language arts class particpated last year; they wrote novels during the month of November, after setting goals for the number of words. The NaNoWriMo site keeps track of their goal and offers support to both students and teachers.

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