Monthly Archives: September 2011

Words(tock) 2011!

Wordstock October 6-9 Oregon Convention Center. Approximately 200 authors participating in a panel or conversation, a reading, or both. Lots of young adult authors and old adult authors.  Catch a panel or a reading.  Barry Lopez. Scott Westerfeld. Lauren Oliver. … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2011

 September 24-October 1  Harry Potter, The Catcher in the Rye, Monster, Of Mice and Men, Push!, Bridge to Terabithia, Athletic Shorts– All challenged or banned. Celebrate the 1st Amendment  by reading a banned book today! Come to the library and … Continue reading

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Internet Essentials: $10 SERVICE

Comcast has $9.95/month service—INTERNET ESSENTIALS. The phone number is 1-855-846-8376. If a student is on free/reduced lunch, the family is eligible for monthly service Internet for $9.95. They cannot have had service in the last 90 days or have an overdue bill … Continue reading

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Northwest Teachers For Social Justice

Northwest Teachers For Social Justice. Saturday October 1 Seattle Washington. Silence; Unpacking the Ode; The Politics of Naming; Gender and Sexuality 101; From Real to imagined ELL; Stories of Subversion: Mathematics in Action;Do Your Students Know Enough to Go to … Continue reading

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September 11 Resources

Teaching September 11 Resources: Many of our students were too young to remember or understand.  Any content area can explore 9-11 on this ten year anniversary. Math can do some number crunching. Science can take a look at environmental impact … Continue reading

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Dear OWP Fellows

After the camaraderie of the Oregon Writing Project Summer Institute, too often teachers return to the isolation of their classroom. But you can reclaim your institute community during the Practicum in the Teaching of Writing. Whether you long for the … Continue reading

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Are Schools on the Verge of a Mobile-Phone Revolution? – Education – GOOD

Are Schools on the Verge of a Mobile-Phone Revolution? – Education – GOOD.

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