Five for Friday- Links and Ideas (THE DOUBLE)

I worked really hard over the break of not filling up my teacher's inboxes. Today that "dead period" ended. I sent two weeks worth of links. Here they are:

There is a lot of truth in this post about how extra credit impacts kids. Could we eliminate extra credit?

Looking for some fresh ideas, ways to take positive risks for kids.

This was an interest read about the value that teachers brings to the economy each year. Are you worth $400,000 a year?

We could do so much more about our students access to iTunes. Use this article to see how iTunes can push your student learning forward.

This a great piece of middle school and high school students on how to prepare for big tests.

This isn't our exact philosophy, but I think that our expeditionary learning does a lot of this.

This is a fun site for great math ideas. Quick things that you could use as openers for all classes.

Great video about the power of Smartboards...What can we do to push forward in this area?

Looking for ways to add visual learning to your classroom. Here is a great way.
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