This is one of my all-time favorite lessons to do during our electricity and magnetism unit! It is such an engaging way to get the kids working with circuits. You’ll need the supplies pictured below for each student. Students can share a circuit set, if you don’t have one for
I have always felt that it was important for student birthdays to be recognized in the classroom. It makes students feel special and it contributes to a sense of class community. Here are just a few simple ways to acknowledge student birthdays without interfering with precious instructional time. 1. Note
Free Standards for Mathematical Practices classroom posters! I’ve been in “math Standards for Mathematical Practices” for the last several weeks as I have been working on my Brain Power Math resources. I started to take a serious look at the CC Standards for Mathematical Practices. These 8 Practices can really empower
Now that access to tablets is increasing in classrooms dramatically these days, teachers and students able to utilize e-books like never before. One overlooked resource is the public domain, which has a number of classic books, which have enduring value, offer historical insight, and present great opportunities for critical analysis.