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…

Fun Twist on Book Reports!

Five Looks on a Book is a simple and fun activity that offers a nice twist on the traditional book report. Students name five adjectives that describe their book and…

Task Cards 101

Today I’m trading blogs with Rachel Lynette of Minds in Bloom. I wrote a blog post for her on Cooperative Math Problem Solving, and she wrote this one for me!…

Green Court Claims Freebie

About a month ago, I shared a special activity I developed for Earth Day called Green Court Claims. You can read my blog post, “Green Companies? Let the Jury Decide!”…

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…

Hands On Geometry – Part II

Guest Blog Post by Stephanie Moorman of Teaching in Room 6 Last week I shared Hands-on Geometry, Part I, and I’m back with Part II! The Hands-on Geometry Freebie shown…

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Free Short Video and Printable Resources! Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the greatest leaders of our time, and I believe it’s important to honor him and recognize…

No Names on Papers? Problem Solved!

Are you frustrated when your students forget to turn in written assignments or they forget to write their names on their papers? I was always so annoyed when I started…

Child-Centered Reading Conferences

by Carolyn Wilhelm, Guest Blogger Oh, the joy of a really great novel with just enough suspense that the reader can barely put it down. Teachers work so hard at…