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FREE Word ADDiction Worksheet and Team Game, (2018-08-15 07:30:24)
(Idea published to:. Interests: Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade, Nineth Grade, Tenth Grade, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Lesson Plans, Number and Operations in Base Ten, Operations and Algebraic Thinking, Center Activities, Educational Games, Quizzes)
“This handy “Word ADDiction” print-and-teach worksheet was built to help fill all available class time. The handout can be used as an in-class or homework assignment, substitute teacher materials, or game/contest sheet. A completed example is also included for teacher and student reference.
As a game, place students in teams of two or three and give one sheet to each team. Then, announce the number you have chosen (I just pick a number between 50 and 100, but you could use a random number generator app to build more game show-style drama) and the amount of time (anywhere from 5 to 12 minutes) you’re giving teams to work on their answers. You could announce that the team with the highest number of words will win the sole prize or, even better, announce that any team finding more than, say, six words that meet the target number will win an extra credit point/a piece of candy/homework pass/whatever.”
4 Fake Sites to Teach Students Website Evaluation. (2018-08-15 07:16:43)
(Idea published to: Twitter, Facebook. Interests: Elementary School, Fifth Grade, Middle School, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade, High School, Computer Integration, Lesson Plans, Media Specialist, Technology Coordinator, Technology and Computer Science, Computer Literacy)
“Students can use Google to quickly find millions of websites matching their search request, but are they able to determine which sites actually contain information that is accurate, unbiased, up to date, and written by someone with authority? One step in helping our students identify quality information online is to introduce them to the exact opposite… websites that pretend to be truthful but actually are full of intentionally incorrect information.”
Interjections Games. (2018-08-15 07:08:00)
(Idea published to: Twitter, Facebook. Interests: Second Grade, Third Grade, English Language Arts, Language, Center Activities, Educational Games)
“Looking for fun ways to practice interjections? This FREE Interjections Games packet contains 3 fun and engaging printable board games to help students to practice identifying and using interjections.”
8 Great iPad Audio Recording Apps for Teachers and Students. (2018-08-15 07:01:24)
(Idea published to: Twitter, Facebook. Interests: Elementary School, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Middle School, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade, High School, Nineth Grade, Tenth Grade, Computer Integration, Teacher Tools, Media Specialist, Technology Coordinator, Technology and Computer Science, Audio/Video Resources)
“For those of you asking about audio recording apps to use on iPad, here is a list of some of the best options out there. Whether you want to record a lecture, an audio note, a memo, or simply capture ideas and thoughts as they happen, the apps below provide you with the necessary technology to do so, and in the easiest and most effective way.”
Reading Passages That Will Have Your Students Begging for More! (2018-08-14 07:34:19)
(Idea published to: Twitter, Facebook. Interests: Elementary School, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, English Language Arts, Lesson Plans, Teacher Tools, Reading - Literature, Center Activities, Quizzes)
“There are lots of kids who are desperate for something to read that they can relate to. I feel like there are many great fiction books, but it seems a lot of students zone out when they read nonfiction. We have kids in our class who are huge sports fans, but I’ve noticed there’s a shortage of high-quality, nonfiction reading material about sports. The following three images show an example one set of paired texts written on a range of reading levels. Click any of these three images to download a free sample that best suits your needs, or grab them all so you can differentiate!”
Favorite Sites for Free Clipart and Photos. (2018-08-14 07:32:10)
(Idea published to: Twitter, Facebook. Interests: Elementary School, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Middle School, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade, Graphics and Multimedia, Media Specialist, Technology Coordinator)
“Images that are licensed as public domain do not require any citation. When a creator gives his or her image a public domain license, he or she waives all rights to the image, including the right to attribution. A Creative Commons Zero License (CC0) is another way to state that the work has been put into the public domain.”
This blog offers a list of websites that offer copyright friendly images.
Maker Education. (2018-08-14 07:26:02)
(Idea published to: Twitter. Interests: Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade, Science, Lesson Plans, Maker Movement)
“The Maker Movement is a technological and creative revolution underway around the world. Embracing the lessons of the Maker Movement holds the keys to reanimating the best, but oft-forgotten learner-centered teaching practices.”
Look to the left side to find numerous inexpensive projects to make.
Monster Fun! Teaching Manners and Expectations. (2018-08-14 07:22:24)
(Idea published to: Twitter, Facebook. Interests: PreK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Character Education, Worksheets, Center Activities)
“Here is a fun little packet for you to help teach manners and expectations in school the first few days of school! I hope you enjoy it!”
23 Amazingly Fun STEM Activities for Back to School. (2018-08-13 07:12:55)
(Idea published to: Twitter, Facebook. Interests: Elementary School, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Projects, STEM/STEAM)
"I love using STEM activities to get kids back in a learning mood, and what’s even more fun about these particular STEM projects is they are all back to school themed! Kids will love trying out these back to school STEM activities in the classroom as a bridge between summer break and fall learning. You can use these ideas in the classroom or at home to inspire scientific inquiry and critical thinking in kids of all ages.
Most of these projects are designed for elementary-aged kids, but you can modify many of theme to also work in a kindergarten or preschool classroom.”
What to do in the middle of your lesson when a student refuses to work. (2018-08-13 07:09:18)
(Idea published to: Twitter, Facebook. Interests: Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade, Teacher Tools, Classroom and Behavioral Management)
“A student’s refusal to work is not always the result of a poorly planned or disengaging lesson, or the failure of the teacher to establish rapport. I know this directly contradicts what a lot of experts believe, but I don’t think student disengagement is a problem that can be 100% solved for every student if the teacher just works hard enough. For the purposes of a 15-minute podcast here, I’m going to sum up my general response to a student who refuses to work in four basic steps:”