Organized Chaos: Teacher Tuesday: music lessons for testing season. Lesson ideas for when students are exhausted, antsy, or frustrated during standardized testing. Read the mood of the class and use one of the ideas to start the lesson and get students on the right track. Music lessons #music
If you're like me, you were extraordinarily moved by the "I wish my teacher knew..." movement and hashtag on Twitter. Thanks to Denver teacher Kyle Schwartz, many of us have begun to discover things that our students want us to know but have not before shared with us.I created this writing center addition based upon Kyle Schwartz's original lesson; I take no credit for her idea, hashtags, or anything else -- that was all that amazing teacher's gift to our teaching community.
Winter STEM- Build A Snowflake Tinker Tray. Use loose parts to build snowflakes. Explore radial symmetry as you incorporate math, science, fine motor work, and creativity in this activity for preschoolers, kindergartners, and elementary kids.