Articles Archive for October 2011
Happy Halloween! Surely your students will be bouncing off the walls today in anticipation of the sugary treats that will fill their pumpkins tonight. But did you know that Halloween is actually one of the oldest holidays, with origins that date back more than 2,000 years ago to an ancient Celtic festival?
In fact, the modern day celebrations and customs of Halloween that we all know and enjoy so much today, actually have a very diverse history of individual festivals from different centuries and cultures. What may surprise your students (and …
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Just in time for Halloween’s Spooktacular weekend – we’ve selected October’s “Create A Bewitching Photo Caption” winner! Congratulations to Nicole Cassamassino, who has won a FREE 1-year membership to the Teacher Learning Community ($297 value)!
Check out Nicole’s winning photo caption down below:
Don’t miss the next fun SimpleK12 contest… play along and you can win too! See all upcoming contests by:
-Checking our blog daily
-Following us on Twitter: @SimpleK12 and @TLC_edu
-and “Liking” SimpleK12′s Facebook Page
Thank you to everyone who participated in October’s photo caption blog contest. Stay tuned for another exciting opportunity …
We know you count on us for the latest and greatest, and we just put together a BRAND new teacher Resource Bundle created by our teacher friend, Kim Munoz.
So we wanted to make sure you were among the first to hear about it….read on…
Every time Kim Munoz holds a webinar for us teachers “line up around the block” because they know they’re about to get the simple and quick How-To for another fun webtool!
Kim consistently receives high praise after each webinar because she breaks down the complex into easy step-by-step …
This is your chance to get a free copy of our effective communication toolkit. Discover 7 tools to help you assess your communication skills, send clear messages, tips for using nonverbal behaviors and more!
This toolkit is normally only available to Teacher Learning Community members, but you can get your free copy right here.
You’ll get tips for choosing the right communication method and considering other important factors that impact effectiveness. You’ll also learn effective listening and feedback skills.
Click here to download your free copy.
And let me know what you think!
PS – Are you …
Join us on an exclusive sneak peek inside the fastest growing learning community for educators … SimpleK12′s Teacher Learning Community!
You’ve heard the buzz…now it’s time to see for yourself why 1,000′s of educators around the world are making SimpleK12′s Teacher Learning Community their #1 choice for education resources, information, and training.
Here are the Details…
Show & Tell: An Exclusive Tour of the Teacher Learning Community
On this live tour, we’ll reveal all that is inside…as well as answer all of your questions! If you’ve been thinking about joining the …
SimpleK12 is sponsoring another FREE day of professional development!
Are you planning on joining? All you have to do is register for each of the following live online sessions.
And here’s an idea – why not invite others at your school to be involved? Grab some popcorn and watch the webinars with a few friends – we recommend joining other teachers at your school involved and watching together.
Tuesday, October 25th Agenda:
A Day of Learning with SimpleK12
Keynote: 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. (EST)
Keynote Kickoff: Interactive Sites for …
eBooks, books that are delivered 100% online, are more popular than ever. And there are quality free eBooks out there, too, if you know where to look.
SimpleK12 has many eBooks available for FREE. Yes that’s right, 100% free.
But they won’t be available forever! Don’t miss your chance to grab free content from SimpleK12 – sign up to receive some free eBooks at the links below:
101 Tech Tools for Teachers
12 Projects for the Core Curriculum
32 Tips for the Techphobic …