Try This When Kids Are Absent!

Doesn’t it drive you crazy when kids are absent for several days and you have to gather up a list of assignments they need to complete? Even though I know…

Field Trips – Follow Up on the Fun!

Field trips can be so much fun for students, and they definitely provide unique opportunities for kids to discover new places and to experience real world learning. But have you…

Green Companies? Let the Jury Decide!

Critical Thinking, Researching, and Writing Freebie Have you noticed how often companies imply that their products or services are “green,” or environmentally friendly? But are they really “going green”? Or…

Class Auctions and a Classroom Economy Freebie

April is Financial Literacy Month, so it’s a perfect time to introduce a classroom economy system. This program makes a great reward system and teaches students how to manage money….

Easter Egg Showdown Review Game

Easter egg activities aren’t just for little ones! You might not take older kids on an Easter egg hunt, but you can bring colorful plastic eggs into the classroom and…

Move to Learn in Science!

Brain research supports the need for students to get plenty of movement throughout the day – but that’s something every teacher knows! In Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Eric…