The summer countdown is on, but the school year is not over yet! So, why not end the year with some great activities to get through those last few days of school? Great end-of-year activities should spice up the schedule, wrap things up, and yet squeeze in a few last moments of student learning and practice before you send students on their ways to summer and the next grade.
A teacher’s language choice plays an important role in developing student-to-student discourse. To begin, it is important to think about the questions that we ask in our math lessons.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with this giant batch of printables, including a make-your-own Mother’s Day card activity sheet, coloring pages, and a matching game. Grab your free printables below… and don’t forget to give Mom an extra-big hug!
Are you noticing your kids or students making the same simple grammar mistakes over and over? Correcting common grammar mistakes early in kids’ writing is a vital part of building a strong writing foundation and improving writing fluency.
Spring is here! Its time to finally head outside and see the world bloom. See how many spring-time items you can find with this fun bingo chart. Whoever gets the most first wins!
STEM projects can sometimes be challenging to incorporate in the classroom. Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of attending the annual CUE (Computer Using Educators) conference. I learned ideas for projects if a teacher has no budget, a low budget, or if they are fully funded. This proved that there are budget-friendly STEM resources available. Teachers can use project-based STEM books to incorporate activities year round. There are also various websites that students can use to help in the researching process.
There is a lot of research available about attributes that positively affect student achievement. Most of the research is centered on educational practices and what works best with our students. But I dare say, students will thrive in an environment that’s positive and uplifting where they feel safe to take risks and voice their opinion.
Teach your students to read with phonics worksheets, activities, and games. Build strong reading foundations in kinder, first grade, and second grade students.
Cut out the puzzle pieces below, solve the math square, and paste the square with the correct answer in its place. How many eggs can you spot?
Cut out and match the color to the matching basket! Which basket has the most? Which basket has the least?
Wow. It’s been a year. Oh, I mean a year! One thing this year of “e-learning” and staying home has taught me is that this is stressful and I need a break!
As students and teachers have traversed the educational landscape throughout the last year, two things are very certain.