Our class record was 95 paperclips. Think your students could beat that?
When I taught 5th grade, on the first day of school I introduced what I called “Kindergarten Moments.” This involved getting all the kids sitting together on the floor while I read to them from my favorite picture books. I expected them to think it was silly – which they did – but they enjoyed […]
I first saw something like this about 16 years ago when I was a new teacher. I was observing in another teacher’s classroom. He was obsessed with football, so he’d put together this elaborate math unit tracking football stats and scores. (I imagine that his students have since grown up to be master fantasy football players.) […]
Ideas for ways kids can demonstrate their learning
Video clips can capture students’ attention, explain a point, and show students things and place and people they might not otherwise get to see.
Cubing is a versatile, easy-to-use instructional strategy that adds a bit of randomness and chance to your lessons.
Or, Why People Were Willing to Risk Their Lives to Get Spices
Grades 2-7 | RIT <161-210 Operations: Addition If A=1¢, B=2¢, C=3¢, etc., students estimate/predict and calculate the value of words.