30 Free or Inexpensive Gift Ideas for Students

…you want to get fancy you could mount on construction paper. http://www.wordle.net Karen Esdale-Brown – I melt down the broken classroom crayons into Christmas cookie cutter shapes. Kerri Grooby –…

Interactive Whiteboards and Web Tools

…the Internet. Plickers Free Online Assessment Program Are you using Plickers? It’s a free online program for assessing students, and it’s fun! Here are some resources to check out: Plickers…

A Dozen Fun Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

…to their website at http://www.aimsedu.org and search for the Puff Mobiles activity. You can also find these types of activities at the NC Science Olympiad website. Ed Tech & Online

Fun Games for Learning the 50 States

…and capitals practice. Online Interactive Games Online interactive games also work well, and it’s always a perk if you can find FREE online activities. I did a quick search and…

Quiet Signals and Timers

…program in the timer to count up or count down, depending on the task you want to time. One of my favorite free websites is Online Stopwatch at www.online-stopwatch.com. They have…

3 Mindful Classroom Teaching Strategies

…and outward toward others. I wanted them to be kind, compassionate and empathetic. I had to teach them this. Enter Have You Filled Someone’s Bucket Today?, a book by Carol…

What are Cooperative Learning Structures?

…class. The key is to success with cooperative learning is developing a thorough understanding of which structure is best for a particular group size and instructional purpose. Dr. Spencer Kagan…