This is a wonderful resource for teaching Texas Indians! All activities are aligned with the TEKS! Enjoy! Julie
Native Americans Of Texas
Mrs. Henry's 4th Grade Class 2011-2012: Texas Native American project
Texas History - Four Regions Foldable: This foldable is a great representation of the four main regions that students could make in class or within groups. On the inside, students could list the facts or interesting things about each region. This could be a great study tool for students to use when reviewing for a test or quiz over the Texas regions.
5 must-watch Ted Talks! ted-talks-education
Blended Learning: Q&A, Videos, and Must-Read Books
10 Rhetorical Questions to Stop Using in the Classroom
Love This !!!! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done! Now What Jar for early finishers
I'm Done (Now What?) Early Finishers Jar
Professors Aren't So Different (INFOGRAPHIC)
Duct tape spiral notebooks! Why haven't I thought of this?! Those metal spirals drive me nuts.
FREE Back to School Fonts and Graphics
Fluency 1 - Work on expression and fluency by having the students read a paragraph after choosing one of these cards that gives them a different voice or action to do while reading. It keeps their attention while they're learning different ways to read. Or you can use this to help kids remember the spelling for sight words
Whole Brain Teaching
3rd Grade Thoughts
Love this phrase for a fish theme!
"If we paid our teachers what we pay our celebrities, maybe one day we'd be smart enough to actually know better..." - Sir Ken Robinson So true!!!
FREE 7 Virtual Field Trips Every Teacher Ought to Know About~ Inside the White House, the Smithsonian, and lots more great "trips!"
For those unfamiliar, this is "Bloom's taxonomy," which I learned about in a gifted class in school and which is incredibly important to me.
Omg YES! One of my teacher friends is a "super teacher" because her pre-ap kids did super well on the test (duh) but another teachers kids (mostly low level) did well, but not as good, she gets a "meh, what could you have done better?" Ridiculous.
Ten Ways to Motivate Your Students -- so great for this time of year.
Newspaper Dancing- great way to teach kids personal space
I will teach to my best ability but ultimately they are your children.