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irishteach6:12 PMRT @Becky_Ellis_: When culture and current events collide... check out the Harry Potter themed political cartoons http://tinyurl.com/3f5m444 #sschat
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Becky_Ellis_6:11 PMWhen culture and current events collide... check out the Harry Potter themed political cartoons http://tinyurl.com/3f5m444 #sschat
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highschoolpsych6:11 PMRT @kenhalla: Amazing graphic on who we ow our US debt to http://wapo.st/rmBT5E #sschat
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irishteach6:08 PM@highschoolpsych I'm glad I keep you in the #sschat loop! Your blog keeps me in the #psychteacher loop
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kconners096:08 PMLooking forward to catching up with #AOTD book chat this week - have been reading and thinking about the book. #sschat
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mrphooke6:08 PM@irishteach You were great & the PD was awesome. I wish everyone the best! #sschat
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kyteacher6:07 PM@ShawnMcCusker I still show Schoolhouse Rock. Students love it. Fun way to end a class, especially when they sing along. #sschat
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highschoolpsych6:07 PM@irishteach Thanks! 4 out of 5 times I realize #sschat is "on" is because I read it in your tweets. Great moderating job tonight!
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MsJuliePersaud6:07 PMAnd in all that #sschat I have managed to surpass 500 tweets, the excitement!
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AJBianco6:06 PMIt's because of #sschat and #edchat that I am ready to go back to school now and improve my lessons and strategies! #sschat
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merylvdm6:06 PMI use NCEE's Classroom Economy curriculum to turn classroom into mini-economy. FUN and hands-on learning #sschat
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cherraolthof6:06 PM@bergerbe I'm with you....I fell asleep on my couch for a bit of an unplanned 30min siesta #sschat #napchat
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ShawnMcCusker6:06 PM@MsJuliePersaud We are glad you made it. Thaks for all you contributed. Come back next monday too. #sschat
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michelerehder6:06 PMThanks everyone, you are all so fun! Would love more lesson ideas for anyone teaching Psych, Sociology and Econ. #sschat
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highschoolpsych6:06 PM@irishteach @ShawnMcCusker I'm usually the quiet one lurking in #sschat - moves too fast for my ADD-brain. I read the feed during the week.
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cherraolthof6:06 PM@irishteach I was only here for the last 20 min, can't wait to read archives! #sschat #motivation
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bergerbe6:05 PMSo bummed I missed #sschat tonight. Victim of summer nonchalantness. Don't think that is a word but we are rolling with it
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irishteach6:05 PMThank you everyone for joining in on #sschat tonight! I am always so inspired & motivated by you all
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MsJuliePersaud6:05 PMThanks to @ShawnMcCusker and @irishteach for a great #sschat !
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classroomtools6:05 PM@irishteach Thanks for a great moderation job Heather! #sschat
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AJBianco6:05 PMRT @MrP_8thsci: @ShawnMcCusker I saw a Tweet the other day that shared a board game for a bill becoming a law. #sschat
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cherraolthof6:05 PM@Becky_Ellis_: Thanks to @irishteach and @ShawnMcCusker for moderating tonight...#sschat Agreed!
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ShawnMcCusker6:05 PM@AJBianco A challenge is always good. #sschat
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AJBianco6:04 PM@cybraryman1 Funny you say that. I introduce the lesson by asking kids to go home and ask their families what they spend money on #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker6:04 PM@Ellsbeth glad you could make it. Have a great week. :) #sschat
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Becky_Ellis_6:04 PMThanks to @irishteach and @ShawnMcCusker for moderating tonight... I'll be archiving chat and will post later! #sschat
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irishteach6:04 PM@Becky_Ellis_ I loved tonight! It was great to meet more people to work with #sschat
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kconners096:03 PMThanks @irishteach and @ShawnMcCusker for a great chat! Loads of great ideas/links/resources. #sschat
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irishteach6:03 PMRT @Ellsbeth: Thanks for the conversation & see you on the Ning! http://bit.ly/kla4oq #sschat (forgot the hashtag! :)>>> #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker6:03 PMThanks to @irishteach for moderating tonights #sschat Thanks for all of your contributions everybody.
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MsJuliePersaud6:03 PMThat was a great #sschat (it was my first one!) thanks for sharing amazing resources everyone
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irishteach6:03 PMRT @cybraryman1: @AJBianco I used to fill up chalkboard when we discussed all expenses a family had in one month. Very effective lesson #sschat
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MrP_8thsci6:03 PM@ShawnMcCusker I saw a Tweet the other day that shared a board game for a bill becoming a law. #sschat
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ThalesDream6:03 PMMy Google Chrome tabs are so tiny! #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker6:03 PM@highschoolpsych Thanks for stopping in. Welcome to #sschat
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irishteach6:02 PM@highschoolpsych Pumped that you joined us tonight! Your blog ROCKS #sschat
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cherraolthof6:02 PM@irishteach @ThalesDream - great! We'll talk about ideas soon then :) #sschat
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ThalesDream6:02 PMGot to run and go pick up my wife. Take care #sschat! What a great discussion! Hats off to @irishteach for moderating! #sschat
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cybraryman16:02 PM@AJBianco I used to fill up chalkboard when we discussed all expenses a family had in one month. Very effective lesson #sschat
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Becky_Ellis_6:02 PMSeriously one of the best #sschat topics... I did not know I was missing out on so many resources and ideas
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AJBianco6:02 PM@MsJuliePersaud Kids Like it and the parents have actually been pleased with it as well. They like that it deals with real life #sschat
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Ellsbeth6:02 PMThanks for the conversation & see you on the Ning! http://bit.ly/kla4oq #sschat (forgot the hashtag! :)
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ThalesDream6:01 PM@cherraolthof Me, me! #sschat
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MsJuliePersaud6:01 PM@highschoolpsych Yes have used this too! #sschat
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irishteach6:01 PMI WANT IN!!! Let's do thisRT @cherraolthof: If anyone wants to do cross curriculum planning with psych/sociology just let me know! #sschat
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AJBianco6:01 PM@cybraryman1 The marriage aspect is good, but with my 7th graders, they get weirded out when they are paired with a female roomie #sschat
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mrphooke6:01 PMA great Psych and History Lesson could consist of the students diagnosing important historical figures w/ the DSM IV. #SSCHAT
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ShawnMcCusker6:01 PMRT @cherraolthof: If anyone wants to do cross curriculum planning with psych/sociology just let me know! #sschat
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MsJuliePersaud6:01 PM@cybraryman1 @AJBianco Sounds fun and interesting! #sschat
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cherraolthof6:01 PMIf anyone wants to do cross curriculum planning with psych/sociology just let me know! #sschat
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michelerehder6:01 PM#sschat Favorite Lesson: NYT Fix the Budget Interactive Greatlesson for #Econ or #Govt Critical Thinking at its best:)
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Berylaube6:01 PMRT @cybraryman1: My Economics page (Also: Banking, Stocks, Business...: http://tinyurl.com/4ye72hc #sschat
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ThalesDream6:01 PMHow much is 1 trillion? I use this and kids gasp! http://www.pagetutor.com/trillion/index.html #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker6:01 PM#sschat Someone needs, if only symbolically to mention Schoolohouse rock for BIll becomes a law and Constitution, BoR.
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highschoolpsych6:00 PMFor an intro to econ I use www.storyofstuff.com - may be too controversial for some. I use it with pro and con articles as well. #sschat
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cherraolthof6:00 PMSorry I missed most of this chat - can't wait for archives. See you in 3 weeks folks! #sschat
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irishteach6:00 PMThank You! Do you want to talk Psych or Soc soon? We could collaborate? RT @MsJuliePersaud: Thanks for a great hour everyone! #sschat
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AJBianco6:00 PM@ShawnMcCusker It really gets kids motivated. I am thinking not to do it with a roommate this year to make it a little harder. #sschat
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irishteach6:00 PMFinal thoughts or lessons you want to share! #sschat 1 Last Lesson/Project to share?!?!
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Becky_Ellis_6:00 PMRT @classroomtools: Here is a way to introduce kids to the concept of inflation. http://bit.ly/g8eA66 #sschat
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ThalesDream6:00 PMI just love the Planet Money people on NPR and sometimes This American Life http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/ Toxie is a classic. #sschat
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classroomtools5:59 PMHere is a way to introduce kids to the concept of inflation. http://bit.ly/g8eA66 #sschat
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cybraryman15:59 PM@AJBianco There was a program years ago from Oregon that had students "get married" & work out budgets #sschat
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cherraolthof5:59 PMhttp://bit.ly/pcrRXh The Real Game - adapted for Grades 3 - 12 and can be done online. But you have to buy a site license. #sschat
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MsJuliePersaud5:59 PMFavorite lesson: Psych, went through current event articles w/them about gender, bullying, etc sat in a circle- straight discussion #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker5:59 PMRT @Becky_Ellis_: Also a discussion on oil prices is always good as many are now paying for their own gas #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker5:59 PM@AJBianco That is a good one for personal budget component. #sschat
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Becky_Ellis_5:59 PMAlso a discussion on oil prices is always good as many are now paying for their own gas #sschat
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cybraryman15:58 PM@ShawnMcCusker My Stocks page: http://tinyurl.com/3ms3knv My students enjoyed The Stock Market Game #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker5:58 PMRT @michelerehder: #sschat Econ video- I.O.U.S.A.: Great video on US Debt #econ #govt Chapter 1 http://t.co/0mi4Ync via @youtube
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AJBianco5:58 PMWith my Econ Unit, my students complete a budget project. They find a roommate, pick a place to live in our area, share all costs. #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker5:58 PM@kconners09 I love the power of Skype to bring experts into the classroom. #sschat
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irishteach5:58 PM@mrphooke I loved the stock market game too as a student #sschat
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michelerehder5:58 PM#sschat Econ video- I.O.U.S.A.: Great video on US Debt #econ #govt Chapter 1 http://t.co/0mi4Ync via @youtube
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cherraolthof5:58 PMThe Real Game a Whole unit simulation style where they get a job and have to manage expenses and still have a life. #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker5:58 PMRT @kconners09: I had a businessman skype from London about European Union last yr. Very interesting way to get the point across. #sschat
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irishteach5:58 PMRT @kconners09: I had a businessman skype from London about European Union last yr. Very interesting way to get the point across. #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker5:58 PMRT @Becky_Ellis_: Fear the Boom and Bust... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0nERTFo-Sk&playnext=1&list=PLB5B42DE12466E82F #sschat
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mrphooke5:58 PM@ShawnMcCusker That was the best game in H.S. And our teacher had us explain why we picked our stocks. #sschat
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kconners095:58 PMI had a businessman skype from London about European Union last yr. Very interesting way to get the point across. #sschat
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Ellsbeth5:58 PMRT @classroomtools: Marketplace Radio's Budget Hero http://bit.ly/cH2991 is a terrific econ resource. #sschat
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Becky_Ellis_5:57 PMFear the Boom and Bust... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0nERTFo-Sk&playnext=1&list=PLB5B42DE12466E82F #sschat
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classroomtools5:57 PMMarketplace Radio's Budget Hero http://bit.ly/cH2991 is a terrific econ resource. #sschat
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MsJuliePersaud5:57 PMHad students monitor their spending for a week- taught them more about budgeting #sschat
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irishteach5:57 PMReal Fast: Favorite Lesson you want to share or final thoughts? #sschat Thanks for such a fulfilling hour!
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cherraolthof5:57 PMYou need to find and watching the show "Til Debt Do Us Part" Shows how young couple get into huge debt. #sschat
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kconners095:56 PMDon't get into a lot of econ, but compare countries' GDP's. Thinking having an econ prof or businessman to skype wld be effective. #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker5:56 PMI like to do a stock market simulation where they pick stocks and try to beat the market. They get very Serious about fake cash. #sschat
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MsJuliePersaud5:56 PMFilm: In Debt We Trust- showcases good and bad credit, and taboos of credit dependency #sschat
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cherraolthof5:56 PMI talk about stocks in my math unit on integers - haha! #sschat The beauties of teaching a home room of every subject. #sschat
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MsJuliePersaud5:55 PMAlso talked about smart and savvy tips for personal finance when going abroad etc. alerting credit companies etc #sschat
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michelerehder5:55 PM#sschat Econ: I use the free stock simulation called WallStreetSurvivor. New simulation I found. Social Media component also.
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irishteach5:55 PMRT @Becky_Ellis_: @irishteach Q4. Wheel of Wants, make a slide show of stuff they can have. tell them to stop when they've had enough shows scarcity #sschat
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Becky_Ellis_5:55 PM@irishteach Q4. Wheel of Wants, make a slide show of stuff they can have. tell them to stop when they've had enough shows scarcity #sschat
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cherraolthof5:55 PMDefinitely not a lot of "econ" at the Gr 8 level in AB but I do personal financing,career searching,some talk of retirement plans. #sschat
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MsJuliePersaud5:55 PMEcon talk about loans (auto, mortgages, student) created a packet, had a local college student talk, definitely personal connection #sschat
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ShawnMcCusker5:55 PM@MsJuliePersaud Eventually you will be doing that for an hour before the chat. It gets a little crazy. I also open my google docs #sschat
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kyteacher5:55 PM@ShawnMcCusker Fun to see what else students pick up on...they always catch Lucy smoking. #sschat
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irishteach5:54 PMGame of Life work well for Soc & Econ too. Lots of connections #sschat
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