Math, reading, writing, science, social studies. How do you fit it all in? And, as I write this, we are living in a global pandemic where so many teachers are not even teaching students every single day in the classroom. I have seen this play out over the last 15 years in education…there are new initiatives and a greater emphasis on ELA and math and social studies/science are shoved to the sidelines. I have seen this SO MANY TIMES.
We always talk about Google Slides and Google Docs, but we rarely use Google Sheets with students. This is an attempt to teach students in grades 2-5 a bit about Sheets in a FUN way using Mystery Pixel activities. See all Mystery Pixel resources here.Here’s the quick version of what kids will do…1. Students research a topic using web sites,… Read More
The month of October can be draining, and then to end the month with a big party can just be overwhelming! Luckily, there’s this wonderful thing called the internet that helps us find premade ideas to make life easier!
Are you ready for this AWESOME teaching idea? How about using paint swatches to help students deepen understanding? All you need to do is pick up the FREE swatches at a local Home Depot or home improvement store. Let me explain! Give students one of the paint swatch sheets (see below for topics included). Students also need access to cut… Read More
Teach Acceptance and Empathy Using Article of the Day Well, I think we can all agree that there is a bit of tension right now, and tension is probably an understatement. People are knocking each other down, not being very loving towards others, and generally, are not showing compassion to those most in need. As teachers, we have a job… Read More
Last year, our 4th graders and a few middle school and high school students started using Chromebooks. The kids LOVED completing their lessons on the devices, and let’s be honest, this is absolutely where technology is headed. Google rules our lives!! 🙂 With that being said, I know that I need to begin creating more digital resources for my students…. Read More