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Each student paints a popsicle stick and they are arranged to make a bigger piece of art. Cool class project..or even the whole school!

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I'm Done Jar for students who finish assignments early, they pull a stick w/ a short educational activity to do until class moves on... more exciting than the old "read a book" standby.

The Best Part of Me - literature lesson, photography, and poetry writing This year I teamed with the middle school photography class. My class read the book, then wrote about our favorite parts, then photography class took the pictures. They are currently hanging in the hallway.

Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html