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MSM-Middle School Matters is designed for Middle School Educators. We focus on the Middle School educators. Providing news, conversation on relevant topics, and links to other great sites, we want to reach out to other middle school educators. Join in the discussion at MiddleSchoolMatters.com

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Episodes

MSM 520: Friday at 3:00

10/16/2021
MSM 520: Friday at 3:00 Summary: Shawn and Troy discuss getting tired. The kids are returning to “normal”. Dave has a spoiler alert. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Spoiler Alert http://k12science.net/spoiler-alert/ Reports from the Front Lines The Twitterverse #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never stops!” Resources: Practical Ed-Tech Guide...

Duration:00:51:04

MSM 519: I’m Calling Lin Manuel Right Now!!

10/2/2021
MSM 519: I’m Calling Lin Manuel Right Now!! Summary: Shawn and Troy talk about how the fall is going, substitutes, and culture. Dave gets scientifically creative. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Creativity in the Science Classroom http://k12science.net/creativity-in-the-science-classroom/ Reports from the Front Lines The Twitterverse #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never...

Duration:00:53:06

MSM 518: And This is How I Find Out If They Read It or Not!

9/25/2021
MSM 518: And This is How I Find Out If They Read It or Not! Summary: Shawn and Troy discuss how the kids are doing coming back to school. Are there gaps (learning, social, behavioral)? Dave tells us which came first the Chicken or the Egg? Jokes: Advisory: Ernie Johnson: 'Make somebody's life Better' 'There's value in everybody' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIAEkVlWs2M#annotations:5sDVthcXEeypUz_dMDhejw Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com)...

Duration:01:10:02

MSM 517: Part of a Greater Strategy for Taking Over The World

9/11/2021
MSM 517: Part of a Greater Strategy for Taking Over The World Summary: Shawn and Troy talk about Remembering 9-11.Passwords and schema. Second week of school. More interactive assignments. Building culture and routine. Twitterverse. YouTube strategies. Dave grows some Sunflowers. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) The Great Sunflower Project https://www.greatsunflower.org http://k12science.net/the-great-sunflower-project/ Reports from...

Duration:01:07:57

MSM 516: Hot Pot, Quail Eggs, And Going To The Can

9/4/2021
MSM 516: Hot Pot, Quail Eggs, And Going To The Can Summary: Welcome back to school. ClearMask as a potential retirement plan. Dave talks about the importance of Lesson Closure. Jokes: Advisory Eating Lunch To Go Around The World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPfXegudHdw Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Lesson Closures Reports from the Front Lines The Twitterverse #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says,...

Duration:01:12:22

MSM 515: Here we go all caught in 4K!

8/21/2021
MSM 515: Here we go all caught in 4K! Summary: Shawn and Troy talk about COVID restrictions reopening school. What can you do? How do you handle group work? Dave colors our world with sunshine. Jokes: Eileen Award: Facebook: Jack Berckemeyer Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Reports from the Front Lines “Open House” DaVinci Resolve COVID Policies in the Classroom, Who takes the blame if the kid gets sick? Lunch Room Group Work Lockers Hall...

Duration:01:08:39

MSM 514: Project Laissez-Faire

8/14/2021
MSM 514: Project Laissez-Faire Summary: Teachers will need to project. Mask mandates. What will the school year look like? Groupwork? Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Digital Literacy http://k12science.net/digital-literacy/ Reports from the Front Lines Advisory: 50 Little Etiquette Rules You Should Always Practice - Reader’s Digest...

Duration:01:07:23

MSM 513: Don’t Fall For the House Flipper

7/24/2021
MSM 513: Don’t Fall For the House Flipper Summary: Shawn and Troy talk about taking a break, resetting, and more. Dave talks about weather predictions and NOAA. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) NOAA Satellites Predict and Protect http://k12science.net/noaa-satellites-predict-and-protect/ Reports from the Front Lines The Twitterverse #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never stops!”...

Duration:00:59:57

MSM 512: I Suspect That This is English, But I’ve Got Nothin'. . .

7/17/2021
MSM 512: I Suspect That This is English, But I’ve Got Nothin'. . . Summary: Shawn and Troy talk about how the summer is going for Shawn, share lots of resources, and strategies. Dave talks about science teaching over the last year. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) What the 2020-2021 School Year Taught Us About Science Teaching and Learning...

Duration:01:13:58

MSM 511: It’s Really Not a Rhetorical Question

7/10/2021
MSM 511: It’s Really Not a Rhetorical Question Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) http://k12science.net/the-intentional-integration-of-computational-thinking/ Reports from the Front Lines Changing sunrise by 45 minutes or so . . . Vocab Quiz: https://www.visitmaine.net/page/157/maine-slang ISTE21 LIVE! Was last week. Future of educational conferences. Interesting interview with Susan Cain about introverts and how schools aren’t...

Duration:01:14:34

MSM 510: Šaltibarščiai, Bringing You Culture for Over a Decade

6/19/2021
MSM 510: Šaltibarščiai, Bringing You Culture for Over a Decade Summary: Shawn and Troy reflect on the past school year. We share summer plans, thoughts on H5P, culture and more. Dave connects science, math, and computational thinking. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Mathematics and Computational Thinking http://k12science.net/mathematics-and-computational-thinking/ Reports from the Front Lines Advisory: Future Me...

Duration:01:05:55

MSM 509: Almost Summer, Technology Tips, and a Lousy Thesaurus

6/12/2021
MSM 509: Almost Summer, Technology Tips, and a Lousy Thesaurus Summary: Shawn and Troy are back. We talk about summer plans, coming back in Fall, technology competencies, and much more. Dave talks about an Exploration Geologist. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Exploration Geologists http://k12science.net/careers-in-exploration-geology-prospecting/ Reports from the Front Lines The Twitterverse #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm...

Duration:01:16:53

MSM 508: Listen to this: Dark Patterns, Gone Medieval, and Professional Development Changes

5/22/2021
MSM 508: Listen to this: Dark Patterns, Gone Medieval, and Professional Development Changes Summary: Shawn and Troy discuss summer school (or not), professional development, pedagogy, tools, and more. Dave shares some stall catchers (you’ll want to check this out). Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Stall Catchers: A Citizen Science Game to Accelerate Alzheimer’s Research https://stallcatchers.com...

Duration:01:07:50

MSM 507: Creating the Space for that to Happen . . . with some Malapropisms

5/8/2021
MSM 507: Creating the Space for that to Happen . . . with some Malapropisms Summary: Shawn and Troy talk about using WooClap, student-centered learning, and what gets kept for next year. Dave is very literate. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Scientific Literacy http://k12science.net/scientific-literacy/ Reports from the Front Lines Advisory: Money Matters https://www.moneyconfidentkids.com/ Project Database...

Duration:01:05:23

MSM 506: We’re All for JMJ on iTunes and everywhere, Games, Games, Games

5/1/2021
MSM 506: We’re All for JMJ on iTunes and everywhere, Games, Games, Games Summary: Troy and Shawn talk about remote learning moving forward, gamification and more. Dave discusses the importance of curiosity, persistence, and perseverance. Jokes: Eileen Award: iTunes: AllforJMJ Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Technology and Scientific Habits of Mind Reports from the Front Lines The Twitterverse #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern...

Duration:01:04:31

MSM 505: Same Pig, Different Lipstick

4/24/2021
MSM 505: Same Pig, Different Lipstick Summary: Shawn and Troy discuss teaching with Tech Tools. Should you change them frequently? Dave has a Cultural Responsive Middle School Science Minute. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Culturally Responsive Teaching Reports from the Front Lines The Twitterverse #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never stops!” Strategies: 50 English...

Duration:01:00:11

MSM 504: Underestimating the Plague

4/18/2021
MSM 504: Underestimating the Plague Summary: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Reports from the Front Lines Advisory: You Can Be a Different Person After the Pandemiciendships that have migrated to Zoom, or otherwise live differently, it’s very possible to do so. Remember that your personality is more like a sand dune than a stone. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/06/opinion/covid-personality-change.html The Twitterverse Phyllis Fagell, LCPC...

Duration:01:03:48

MSM 503: Two is plural; Just Between You, Me, and Every Listener

4/10/2021
MSM 503: Two is plural; Just Between You, Me, and Every Listener Summary: Jokes: Eileen Award: Twitter: Todd Bloch Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) https://www.mysticherring.org Reports from the Front Lines Advisory: Twitterverse: #mschat every Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. And as Troy says, “The Twitter never stops!” Eileen Award for Todd Bloch’s recommendation on Twitter. Strategies: 25 sites for students with free time on...

Duration:01:11:06

MSM 502: Expectations, Bad Influence, Moneyball for Education, “You What…”

4/3/2021
MSM 502: Expectations, Bad Influence, Moneyball for Education, “You What…” Summary: Ratholes are most of the show. We talk about conferences, teaching and technology and more. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Careers in Entomology I was recently reading the January/February 2021 issue of “The Science Teacher” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read the section “Career of the Month” written...

Duration:01:08:08

MSM 501: Door Prize, Field Trip, Paraphrasing, Interstitially.

3/13/2021
MSM 501: Door Prize, Field Trip, Paraphrasing, Interstitially. Summary: Shawn and Troy share pandemic strategies, a site about paraphrasing, and more. Dave has some Field Trip information for a lifetime. Jokes: Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Field Trips Last a Lifetime I was recently reading the January/February 2021 issue of “The Science Teacher” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read the...

Duration:01:08:33