Reader's Digest has a nice set of activities to do with your Dad. This set of pictures and paragraphs would make an interesting conversation with students. You could show the slide and text and discuss each option or use them as a creative writing starter.
Father's Day is this upcoming Sunday in the United States. If you're working with kids this week, you'll want to include some father's day activities. Here are 21 ideas to get you started.
If you're going to talk about the Tour de France, you'll also want to discuss cycling or bicycling (depending upon whether it is competitive or for pleasure.) Use this opportunity to bring in a bike.
If you're leading a summer camp or daycamps, the tour de France and bikes are a great thing to discuss and integrate into your summer plans.
The Tour de France is July 22. While many northern hemisphere schools are out, there are still many who are going to school. Events of common interest, like the tour de france, give great learning experiences for students. If you teach French, this is a must discuss topic.
Start at Stephen Downes review of this post and then move on to the Learn Boost blog to learn how to set up a blog for your classroom and the bennefits.
Teacher Paul Anderson created a game-based classroom without a game. In TEDxBozeman, he talks about what he did and tthe results.
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