16 Things Teachers Should Try in 2016 [infographic] #GoogleEI #GoogleET
Marshmallow Challenge: The task is simple: in eighteen minutes, teams must build the tallest free-standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string, and one marshmallow. The marshmallow needs to be on top.
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Reading is Thinking: How to Teach Children to be more Critical Readers; Great blog!! A ton of ideas, and she's also a 4th grade teacher!
GREAT WAY TO TEACH THEME! Think that it is cool how they were able to make it interesting for teenagers.
Birthday Club Bulletin Board with student photos! Use this to showcase the students who have bought books for the media center on their birthdays!
Paint Bucket Seats. Directions on how to make them.
landform flip book from gingersnaps blog
WritingFix: a 6-Trait Writing Lesson inspired by The Twits by Roald Dahl**Show not tell- descriptive writing
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Good Hooks for Stories.pdf
Solving problems or problem solving? v Today's blog post on ATUE about reflecting on whether or not we are teaching students to simple solve problems rather than be true problem solvers. Grab a freebie while you are there!
4th grade lesson introducing number lines. I also had them make a line with positive and negative #s on the back of a sentence strip, and I laminated them as a resource.
Zooming in on a Number Line. could be helpful for fractions and decimals!
Elementary vs. High School Teachers... round 2
Poem about the sea - paint watercolors to make a sea colored background, sprinkle with salt then wipe away when dry, tear in wavy strips and glue onto blue background, write 1 line on each strip.
April - National Poetry Month Blackout poetry
Love this poetry display
The Best Part of Me: Positive Self-Image Poetry | Scholastic.com
Poetry Lesson... This would be a GREAT way for students to display a poem they have written - these would be beautiful hung on a Christmas poet-tree!
that artist woman: Dandelion Poetry Project
"Poet Tree" poetry display
Water filtration STEM project/problem: engineer an effective water filter. Test water. Improve design. Restest, etc.
The "Art Bot: Build a Wobbly Robot Friend That Creates Art" #robotics #engineering project guides students in assembling a cool plastic cup-bodied bot ready to create a marker masterpiece. Build the bot for fun, or use the project as a launch pad for a full independent science project exploration! [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Robotics_p014.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject #summerscience #science #artbot