Sunday, October 31, 2010

Skills Cafe Newsletter 2010-11-01

      Skills Cafe
     A week at a time - November 2010    TAKE this Survey please.


Congratulations to our sports teams! Football!

F. Links
This link will take you to all the links we have used.

G. Did You Know?

You need to keep track of your community service. Get a form and get started. We can help!

H.  What is in your IEP?

What is in your accommodations list? Be an advocate for yourself.

 I. WatchME Video Contest

check the bulletin board

November 1, 2010                                                                   

A. Week 10- What's Ahead?- Your Webpage for your Toolkit!

Glogster! do you need to make a poster?

See Mrs. Oakes for a username and PW.

Try BridgeURL to have one link to go to your favorites!

Did you take the survey?

GOOGLE CALENDAR- add new deadlines! Are you all caught up? Do you have all your Trimester 2 classes chosen?

C.  The Weeks in Review

What belongs in your Toolkit? As a student you need to have tools in your toolkit which will make your life easier. The google domain has a calendar, a document , a presentation, a website tool, gmail, Quizlet and a way to record audio!, Literary Companion, Sparknotes, Animoto, what else? Snapgrades? Make your own document of all the links. See directions in Moodle.

D. Books on Audio, mp3, itouch, shuffle, CD

Have you thought about listening to your books? We have Night, Mango Street and many more. But even more if you have a library card from Wells Public Library, you qualify for a Portland Library Card, and you also can qualify and download your own audio books.  See Ms. Cowan, Ms. Jortberg and Ms. Oakes to get other books on AUDIO.

E. Do you have a learning tip to share?

You can share your ideas here with your classmates. One of your Animotos, a poem, a story, ideas, your own photos or movies! Nothing to Do? Here is the $20.00 Challenge
You can write an essay for NPR public radio student essay. If your essay is published, I will give you a $20.00 itunes gift certificate. You can have help with your essay. Here are the essay rules.

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