Leading. Is Anyone Following?
How would you define good leadership? Schools around the
world are invited to participate by identifying the world's most
effective leaders. Join us by profiling your choice of
leaders from history, the recent past, or the present-day leaders who
positively shaped the times in which they lived. You might even
highlight a leader in your school. Don't miss the Leadership
Kaleidoscope of student writing and displays. We promise it will
Teacher Editor: Brenda
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Post: A Uni’verse’al Writing Project for K-12 Students
Teachers are invited to share their students’ creative thinking and
writing through a variety of poetry forms. Participants will help create
a web of poetry revealing the similarities and differences of global
classmates. Teachers are also invited to join “Poetivity”
- An E-Mail discussion group for teachers interested in sharing ideas
for developing poetry writing and creativity in the classroom.
Teacher Editor: Wanda Day, firstname.lastname@example.org
Memphis, TN (Ongoing Project)
& Music From Italy: Students read and write original
poetry and select music to express their interpretation of it. This
project originates in Italy, and invites all students to help create a
virtual concert on the Web!
Teacher Editor: Gian Carlo Visani: email@example.com,
Casola Valsenio, Casola Valsenio, Italy
Market Simulation: Join this exciting simulation and
"play" with the stock market to see how well you ride the
roller coaster. This project includes math and technology skills,
plus participants agree it's a great deal of fun. See samples from
last year and get ready to create your own stock market report.
Teacher Editor: Arnold
Pulda, Dougherty Memorial High School, Worcester, MA
North Carolinians: Discover
famous...and not-so-famous North Carolinians from every corner of the
Tar Heel State. Students research state history and learn about the
people who contributed to North Carolina's rich heritage and history.
Includes rubrics, templates, and everything you need. Here's
a great idea: Start your own state's
"Notable" site and we will point to you from MidLink.
Teacher Editor: Glen
Gurley, Mount Holly Middle School, Mt. Holly, NC
the Children: Explore one of the most basic human
rights, the right to a "Safe Place". Participants will
explore links, take part in learning activities, and discuss the issues
related to student rights. Writing from children in
Israel, Canada, and other regions of the world.
Teacher Editor: Brenda
Dyck, ABC Charter School, Calgary, Alberta,
Have a Dream, TOO! Returning to MidLink Magazine this year for a
third time, this project is simple, but powerful. Students think
about their dreams for the future and share them with the world.
In the tradition of Martin Luther King's legacy of peace, dreams from
all over the world will be posted together.