Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve had a pretty exciting week here at Imagine Learning as we’ve brought you recaps from days one, two, and three of the National Title I Conference in Tampa, thoughts on Utah’s immigration stance and the Utah Compact, and a printable activity for Black History Month.
But don’t worry, the excitement will continue next week with free Imagine Learning valentines, an introduction to our new webinar series, and other exciting posts. So stay tuned.
Before we sign off for the weekend, here are a few links that caught our eye this week:
- Challenging the Gifted A look at one amazing program that’s keeping gifted students challenged and engaged.
- Research Finds Text Messaging Improves Children’s Spelling Skills A new study found that text messaging did not hinder kids’ literacy development; in fact, just the opposite.
- Rote Memorization: Overrated or Underrated? If nothing else, click over to this article to watch a 3-year-old recite Billy Collins’s “Litany.”
- Bending and Stretching Classroom Lessons to Make Math Inspire This article links to another great video–Vi Hart’s popular youtube clip about doodling in math class.
- 25 Comical Quotes about the Confusing English Language If you work with English learners, you’ll want to check these out–twenty-five wonderful and hilarious ways the English language confuses us all.