FEATURED SITES OF
Internet Coach® puzzles are a challenging
and fun way to integrate the Internet into your classroom. Here
are just a few ways that other teachers have used puzzles in
*Practice spelling words with Word Shape Match.
*Build vocabulary with Crossword Puzzles.
*Give synonym or antonym clues with Word Search Puzzles.
*Classify words by number of syllables or part of speech with
*Review key science terms with Word Scramble.
*Add a rhyming word twist to Anagrams.
*Create riddles from social studies facts with the solution in
The Great Plant Escape
Detective LePlant guides students through
the information they need about plants and the part they play
in our lives. In six multi-disciplinary lessons, plants, dirt,
flowers, and bulbs are the center of attention. A teachers guide
integrates the lessons and online quizzes with other classroom
"Scrollin' on the River: a technology journey,"the Sixteenth Annual Louisiana Association of Computer
Using Educators Conference, to be held once again at the Riverfront
Convention Complex in Alexandria on November 9-11, 2000. You
can preregister online at www.lacue.org.
Tangipahoa educators that are interested in attending should
contact Vicki Blackwell
To highlight a word,
double-click it; to highlight a line, click once to its left
(in the left margin); and to highlight a paragraph, double-click
to its left (again, in the margin). Now let's look at some bigger
To highlight a large
area of text, click once at the beginning of the text, hold down
Shift, and then click at the end of the text;or, while holding
down Shift, use the cursor keys to expand the selection.To highlight
an entire document, place the cursor at the very beginning of
the document and press Ctrl-Shift-End; or, with your cursor anywhere,
JAKE'S TAKE ON TECHNOLOGY
"I am very excited about and proud to be
a part of the results that were achieved by the teachers and
students in the 1999-2000 school year. I expect the trend of
increasing scores to continue this year. As we begin this new
school year, I hope everyone takes time to remember why we all
work so hard. The children in our schools are worth the work
and the effort. We are swamped with things to be upgraded as
the new year begins, but the School Board and Mr. Allen are providing
greater resources for all of us to continue to help you accomplish
great things. Have a wonderful first month as we begin a great
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Don't mistake the information in your computer for knowledge:"Information
is just signs and numbers, while knowledge
involves their meaning. What we want is knowledge, but what
we get is information."
--Heinz R. Pagels