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Class Tech Tips: Weird But True from National Geographic

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February 21, 2014 By: Guest Blogger Monica Burns

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image (85)Whether you’re looking to give students inspiration for a science project or simply hooking kids in the beginning of a lesson, add Weird But True to your routine!  This is another wonderful app from National Geographic (National Parks, Marine Missions, Titanic Timeline). It’s a great way to start off class each day — try sharing a weird but true fact to get your students excited about the world around them.

Use a Common Core aligned QR scavenger hunt to get students moving in your classroom!

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Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Visit her website at for creative education technology tips and technology lesson plans aligned to the Common Core Standards.


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