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Phrases invented by Shakespeare

Two students wanted to know what happens when you wring out a water-soaked washcloth in zero gravity. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield was happy to oblige.

Scrivener Basics - Introduction for Mac

This was the hardest book to write because it happens too often. 60million people have their grandkids living with them...what happens when they are too old or too sick to take care of the kids?

Upper Grade Word Wall @ Runde's Room

1 folder with brads + 1 folder without brads (turn inside out and hole punch open side)

This was just too funny not to pin!

Divide up White Board with bulletin board borders with magnets on the back | Teaching in Paradise

Use cd cases - great for teaching parts of the plants

To help point a student to a new series?

It's an election year! Have a Coke vs. Pepsi election in your classroom to teach all about the electoral college! This blog post outlines how to present it, and includes a book recommendation and a video clip to use.

iPads in the Classroom: App Recommendations Galore! Good, extensive list...not just this fluency app.

Only 1 iPad in the Classroom? Here's a website with a TON of great ideas for making that 1 iPad go far!

Kitchen Chemistry: 100 food science experiments

Letting feet stay busy..... students can push on the band while sitting in their chair. This will help the child who needs constant movement. (We used these with a couple of our boys last year, really helped)

Common Core Writing "PEEL" Anchor Chart - free download