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Bill Nye The Science Guy - Electricity - YouTube

What a great idea for teaching money. I wonder how many other component parts you could show in the same way?

Here are two different versions of a problem solving page where students can organize their work.

Mama's multiplication activity idea! Use mini plastic Easter eggs from Dollar Tree (24 in a pack), write problems on one half, answers on the other half. Use a timer to see how fast he can put them together correctly! :)

Place Value Activties - this site has multiple activities to use when teaching place values.

A week of language arts and math activities to go along with the book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes.

Glue a piece from magazine & let kids expand an image with their own details.

  • Julie Penzer

    I'm going to do this activity for Brian.... The results should be interesting

Homework club - everyone starts off in the homework club. They can continue to stay if they turn their homework in on time. End of the month all students still remaining get lunch with teacher!

Good ideas for what to include in a sub tub!

Build a community of kindness in your classroom! Promote kindness and writing at the same time. Model writing a compliment in the classroom and watch it spread!! Put in a writing center...students go crazy over this. ONLY ONE RULE: If a student gets a letter they must pay it forward and write a letter. $

Homeworkopoly Classroom game-neat idea...homework completion incentive in resource?

A fun way to respond to a novel that a class is studying or even a picture book. What would your character say on their facebook status?

Leave personal notes on students' desks with dry erase markers when you know you are going to have a sub the next day or if you just want to show them some extra love

fight against fidgeting using these 24 YouTube videos that are perfect for brain breaks!

Do-It-Yourself Sundial~ This simple yet effective sundial was made by placing a pencil in a ball of clay. Every hour a stone was placed to mark time. The sundial in the picture goes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out this fun blog post, and more at Otherwise Educating!

Twitter door- have a laminated strip for every child and they get time to update status about something they learned, liked or happened during school that day! Gets them writing! Sounds like an awesome Friday activity.