Here in West TN we have been in school for about 3 weeks. I know in some areas, school will start after Labor Day. Enjoy your weekend! (no matter what your situation is.)
This summer at iSummit, I got to visit in person with Lucy Gray, who I had followed for a quite a while. She is very active as a ADE and GCT. She blogs and has one list called Friday 5. This was a particularly meaty post that will be helpful for the beginning of school. Enjoy her blog and sign up for her Friday Five!
From: Lucy Gray
As a follow up to Lucie's Infinite Thinking Machine great post),
here's a quick list of links to support your back to school efforts.
1. US Census Press Releases
Check these amazing statistics!
2. U.S Fund for UNICEF - UNICEF USA - A back-to-school-tip
The purchase of a desk lamp at IKEA can help children around the
3. Scholastic's Back-to-School Planning Guide | Teaching Ideas to Start the Year
Lots of resources for all aspects of back-to-school time.
4. Mathwire.com | Back-to-School Activities
Very creative ideas for incorporating math into classroom activities.
Make sure you check out the pictures of various morning math routines.
5. NEA - Top 20 Back-to-School Activities
Another great list of resources from the National Education
6. NASA - Blast Back to School
NASA has a rich variety of projects, games and videos for classroom
7. Reading Rockets Back to School
Particularly good resources for parents.