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The Busy Educator's Monthly Five: March 2008
|by Marjan Glavac
Regular contributor to the Gazette
March 1, 2008
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IN SEARCH OF THE WAYS OF KNOWING TRAIL BROOKFIELD ZOO
An immersive adventure in Africa's Ituri Forest--and an encounter with the cultures of the people who live there. Explore the ecology of the rainforest while learning how to see the forest through indigenous eyes. Gorgeous full-screen illustrations and animations bring the forest to life.
MuseumSpot.com, is a collection of the best museum-related resources on the Web in one user-friendly spot. You can search for museum sites by city, state, country and name and find exhibit dates, virtual collections, offbeat attractions, industry resources and much more.
FUN-ATTIC ACTIVITY GUIDE
Unique games, physical education lesson plans, and activities for all levels of play, including the disabled. Free great game list, FlingSock Field Manual, activities for families and preschoolers, supply recipes, and a fund-raiser idea page for your next money making event.
THE PEN NEWSBLAST
The PEN NewsBlast is a free weekly e-mail newsletter available online or by e-mail. It features school reform and school fundraising resources. The PEN NewsBlast is the property of the Public Education Network, a national association of local education funds working to improve public school quality in low-income communities worldwide.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE
Liz LaRosa, is a former public school teacher, and a private school teacher and now a stay at home mom. She is also a freelance writer for BrainPOP.com . On her site are lesson plans that she has created and used in her science classes as well as links to relevant topics.
Everything she has posted is free for any teacher to use. Also included for teachers is a middle school science teachers egroup where science teachers can talk to each other about curriculum or to share ideas and offer support.
All the best,