Show What You Know! - Learn how to use the cooperative learning strategy Showdown to increase engagement in your classroom. Great for using with task cards.
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halloween learning --> everything from crosswords to learning letters. halloween style . . . cool and creative ways to get kids' brains moving and thinking!
Corkboard Connections: 5 Ways to Make Your Students Smile - Guest post by Molly Phillips with tips for bring smiles to your students' face!
no better way to get kids into the digital age than by helping them start their own blog! everything you need to get kids started with blogging: platforms, examples, things to consider for staying safe--and focused--online! --> LOVE.
brain teasers for kids | teachmama.com --> LOVE, love, love this for getting kids thinking and reading and analyzing. brain teasers are the best!
leafy outdoor abc hunt --> super fun fall activity for kids that will let kids see the FUN in learning just about anywhere, any time!
Pumpkin Predictions Measurement Fun - Shh! It looks like a Halloween activity, but it's not! Awesome lesson for upper elementary students that involves estimation and measurement.
Teaching Division with Partial Quotients: Moving from Concrete to Abstract…
Teaching Division with Partial Quotients: Moving from Concrete to Abstract Models - Guest post from Tara of the Math Maniac blog who
Corkboard Connections: Checking for Understanding with Exit Tickets - Guest post by Greg Coleman from Mr. Elementary Math with excellent strategies for using exit tickets ... and a nice freebie!
Laura Candler's Time and Measurement Resources - Free printables and other helpful resources for teaching time and measurement
Host a Book Character Day! It's a fun and educational activity and is a perfect alternative to the traditional Halloween celebrations. Read tips and download a free Book Character Day packet from this Corkboard Connections blog post.
Cooperative Learning not working for you? Read this post to learn how to add structure and avoid the pitfalls of "group work." Includes easy tips for team discussions.