Teaching ideas and stuff

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Teaching ideas and stuff

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The bulletin board behind the desk is called "Change Your Words - Change Your Mindset!" This year, I'm working to help my kids develop a growth mindset. Many of them have had a fixed mindset instilled in them through their families. They have been raised to believe that they are either a "math person" or "not a math person." This summer, I read Carol Dweck's Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.

Math = Love: Growth Mindset and SBG Bulletin Board Downloads


GREAT idea for homework organization---or any work that needs to be turned in! You can quickly see who is missing their work!

2nd Grade Stuff: Managing Your Turn-In Tray Using Clothespins


Big Buddies coming in once a week to share activities w the little ones (reading together or difficult art projects!)

Teacher Idea Factory: back to school


Whole Class Writing Journals! Highly rated & PERFECT for Writing Centers/ Work on Writing.

Teach-A-Roo: Whole Class Writing Journals!


Science for Kids: Gummy Bear Science Great for inroduction of variables {Would e great for getting students used to recording observations, etc)

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What a great, concrete way to practice sequencing-- students sort pre-cut images of story events into separate parts of a divided tray.

Life in First Grade: New Literacy Centers


Paperless Math and English practice for K-12, online and on mobile!

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TONS of math games here (using dice)

Shari Sloane - Educational Consultant


Free Math Small Group Lesson Plan (general edition)

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Life in Fifth Grade: Increasing Students' Thinking! Moving Past "Right There" Questions

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3 Tips to Build Math Fact Fluency Good post on how to effectively increase your students' math fact fluency. She has suggestions for math facts practice, games, and cooperative activities.

Primary Flourish: 3 Tips to Build Math Fact Fluency


How to fold a 5 pointed origami star with step by step photos. An easy way to make beautiful Christmas star decorations.

Folding 5 Pointed Origami Star Christmas Ornaments


Mrs. Math Geek: 7th Grade Math Anchor Charts. LOTS of great anchor charts for math!!!

Mrs. Math Geek: 7th Grade Math Anchor Charts


Math Bins for Early Finishers ~ keep them learning and engaged using great ideas and hands on learning

The Science Penguin: Um...Can you teach math?


Students create a business plan for a class lemonade business while completing The Lemonade War novel study. Love the real world writing activity.

The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies Novel Unit


This is a great chart to display for the writing process! Students can refer back to this to see the step by step method! This is great for visual learners! This connects to the 4th grade NYS Math Standard 4.W.5. With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.

What's Skow-ing on in 4th Grade??: Anchor Charts for Writing


Marshmallow Challenge Handout. A great team building activity for the first days of school! Watched it in action, all types of students get involved! Love it!

Marshmallow Challenge Handout


Habitat Close Reads


teaching adjectives

Fabulous Fourth Grade


5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play - Awesome guest post and freebie by Leigh from the Applicious Teacher with 5 terrific (and easy) math games

5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play


A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Flashcards Using Google Spreadsheets ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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To Engage Them All: Revolutionary War Crime Scene In The Classroom!!!!

To Engage Them All: Crime Scene In The Classroom!!!!


Love to Learn: Math Games!

Love to Learn: Math Games!


More Multiplication Strategies for those pesky facts!!

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