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Fun idea...When students participate when no one else is or answer a challenging question they can get 'smart beads' to wear. They trade in smart beads at the end of the day for a little note that goes home to their parents! AWESOME

Use dvd cases with solid paper for mini "white" boards...everybody gets a glove/sock for an eraser to store inside the case. Smart idea!

30 websites that are fun for kids...or me. (Lite bright is one of them!) @Jeana Tardiff I think your kids might like a few of these!

Fraction Flowers with Paper Plates

FREE Printable Fraction Flowers - what a fun way for visualize fractions (math, math activity, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 1st grade)

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

When my high school students ask a question no one in the class knows (including myself), they can put it up on the Google Board. Students can bring back a written answer to one of the questions of their choice each week for extra credit, or whatever incentive you choose. They get really excited when a question comes up that they can put on the board and find out the answer to later...