20 Virtual Field Trips to Take with Your Kids | Adventures in Familyhood
Explore zoos, aquariums, museums and destinations around the world without leaving home. Here are 20 virtual field trips you can take with your kids.
How I Teach Writing in 5th Grade - Teaching with Jennifer Findley
Teaching writing to fifth graders doesn't have to be intimidating. This post details exactly how I teach writing in 5th grade.
9 Tricks to Help Students FINISH That Book
This battle of wills is perhaps the most epic, universal, and notorious problem that English teachers face, even more than grading struggles: getting students to ACTUALLY read that book, short story, article, or poem. Whether it’s an assigned text or choice reading, students have a variety of obstacles that make reading at home difficult. The struggle ranges from the innocent (forgetting to read) to the sympathetic (struggling to read) to the frustrating (too busy to read) to the malicious…
7 Styles for Learning New Things (and Actually Remembering Them!)
Have you ever struggled to learn something new? People of all ages often have difficulties with learning new things. Everyone has memories of struggling in school over their least favorite subjects, but academic struggles are definitely not the end of the road. Even many adults routinely struggle to pick up new skills at their jobs or just in daily life. In fact, learning new things, has become a constant in the business world. You can never rest on your laurels. The business world today and…
Levels of Organization Student Note Organizer Distance Learning
A visual tool designed to address some common misconceptions held by students and to illustrate the relationship between atoms, molecules, organelles, cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, organisms, population, community, ecosystem, biome, and biosphere.Also serves as a handy note organizer for yo...
Tips for Teaching with Remote Learning
An overview of teaching strategies to use when school switch to remote learning and you need to create lessons and activities for students to complete at home.
8 Teaching Portfolio Essential Elements to Grab Attention
Can you list ways your teaching portfolio stands out from the crowd? If not, read and implement these portfolio organization tips and strategies for teachers.
5 Awesome Ancient Egypt Activities! – Student Savvy
Hi Teacher Friends, Do you love teaching Ancient Civilizations as much as I do? I often feel overwhelmed looking on Pinterest or Instagram with how many great ideas and activities there are out there for Ancient Civs. I could probably spend the whole year in the classroom just focusing on Ancient Egypt alone, with its
25 Teacher Hacks for a Successful Classroom
Teacher hacks can be life savers so the Lucky 2nd Grade Teachers Facebook Group came up with a list of 25 teacher hacks to make your life so much easier!
The Literacy Effect | Bloglovin’
Call them what you may: literature circles, book clubs, literature study, etc., getting students in a small group of their peers to discuss a book that they're all reading is one of the most enjoyable
13 Movement-Based Exit Activities
Over the past few years, I have struggled and struggled with my students on their innate desire to stand up at the end of class.
My Son’s 7th Grade Recommended Reading List
My Son’s 7th Grade Recommended Reading List + Abandoned Books. #7thgrade #readinglist #middleschool #middlegrade