Montana LINCS Update

4/20/08

Greetings from Montana LINCS!

 

 

1.  MT LINCS RIB Update

Your Montana colleagues have sent some lists of materials they are using along with an offer to share materials that have been teacher-created.   

1.    Discussions

Go to http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/opi/reading/rbindex.htm and click on Discussions. 

Once there, you will see a chart with the topics that have been sent in for this month.  Check out the material lists people have sent!  If you have more to contribute, click here and send your ideas to MT LINCS!

 

This month MT LINCS has also been posting ideas, activities, and websites that provide adaptations for learning.  Check out the new links posted on the Discussion list at http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/opi/reading/discussions.htm

2.    Activity

Check out the visual/auditory/blending strategy posted on RIB Resources. 

2.  MPAEA Conference

If you are going to MPAEA this week, check out a couple of the sectionals being presented by two of your Montana colleagues: 

Suzette Fox

  • Prepare a Relevant Resume & Cover Letter 
  • Develop Community Training Partnerships

Norene Peterson

  • Montana LINCS:  Another "Linc" in Professional Development

3.  MAACE Summer Conference

Click here for information about the MAACE Summer Conference.

4.  Google Earth Lessons

Click here for more information.

 

5.  Hotchalk:  NBC Video Archives Online

NBC News offers teachers access to video archives online

http://www.hotchalk.com/index_global.html

 

… teachers have free online access to a video vault featuring more than 60 years of historic news and information, thanks to a partnership between NBC News and HotChalk, an online learning management system for K-12 education. To provide primary-source multimedia content that far exceeds what is available in traditional textbooks, NBC News has made available more than 5,000 video resources that can be used to supplement instruction in a wide range of courses. History students can watch the civil-rights movement as it happened and view interviews with key players; science students can see recreated footage of the Ice Age or watch today’s arctic shelves disintegrate into the ocean; and government classes can have access to the latest news on immigration, the presidential race, or international relations …

Taken from eSchool News

6.  Vocabulary Website

Go to http://www.freerice.com/.

 

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Norene Peterson
Adult Education Center
415 N. 30th
Billings, MT 59101

norenehp@bresnan.net