Monthly Archives: August 2016

Breathing Fresh AIR into Lab Reports

One of the first posts I ever wrote for this blog was about using the PARCC rubric for Narrative and Analytic Writing to create a rubric that I could use for lab reports. My reasoning was that some of my students would experience PARCC tests and using this rubric would help cement it in their minds. Also, that rubric was ...

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Another Reason to Check Out ChalkUp

In April I posted about my use of Chalkup to teach a PD course. This summer I used Chalkup again to teach a new section of that same class and I found another feature that I really liked – the collaborative discussion. We chose a text that we wanted the participants to read and we attached it to a collaborative ...

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Prepare a C.V and a covering letter in response to the advertisement: ‘Product Manager”

Subject : Job Application for the post of “Product Manager” 1099/13, F. B. AreaGulberg, Karachi17th August, 2016 The Personnel Manager, Box no. 1160, c/o Daily Dawn, Karachi. Respected Sir: I am writing in reference to your advertisement for the above mentioned post, published in the issue of Daily Dawn, dated 17th August, 2016. I believe that my personal qualification and ...

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Measure their Minds with Mentimeter

Last week I presented at my district’s Blended Learning Conference. I had seen a blurb about Mentimeter, so I tried it out. I liked it a lot (details below) and will definitely use it again!Mentimeter captured my interest right away because it offers question types that I haven’t seen with a lot of other formative assessment tools. In addition to ...

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