Critical Thinking Skills
A poster created for our English language arts and social studies departments (humanities) to use in their classroom, as well as in the library.
Jack O’Lantern Addition/Subtraction Sorting - Cara Carroll
I bought these darling little jack o’lanterns at Wal-Mart YEARS ago when I first started teaching Kindergarten. I used to have the kids do a little one-to-one correspondence activity with them. Since my 1st graders are knee deep in addition & subtraction right now, I knew these little guys would come in handy for the …
Back to School with Newspaper Dancing
Hurray! We are back in school and back to making music! This week my students learned how to do the newspaper dance. We started with a section of the paper, unfolding it and laying it flat. This was our "dance floor". Students then could dance in their space. Before we started, each group decided what they considered to be "dancing". Most groups said that to be dancing you had to move your arms and legs in some fashion. And so the dancing began... Now, as fun as that was...it was just…
This is probably one of my favorite things for my classroom so far. It’s a little self-assessment flip chart. I have made one for each student and it will sit on the corner of their desk. It is small enough that it won’t be embarrassing for the student but it’s big enough that I can see at a glance who is having trouble with the topic and who is doing fine. I might not use it for every lesson, but I do think that if I get the kids into the habit of using the flip chart for the first month…
Sticky Teaching // What Sticks in the Brain
Interesting infographic on how the brain interacts with input (i.e. teaching): HT ym360 source Chris Lema
Blooms Taxonomy Questioning Poster
Hey guys! Here is a free Bloom's Taxonomy Poster from Suzy Deasy. It's great to use to help remember the right questioning to ask your stude...
You can’t get the most out of university without learning to think critically. It isn't easy, but with our handy guide, we’ll have you thinking up a storm in no time!
Med hjälp av denna blogg vill jag inspirera och engagera pedagoger i skolan, bjuda på tips och idéer som kan underlätta, stödja och synliggöra elevers lärande för både elever, föräldrar och pedagoger.
Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps
LearningToday shares with everyone two beautiful posters, that help us remember Bloom’s Taxonomy: the Blooming Butterfly and the Blooming Orange. How do we connect the Bloom’s Taxonomy …
Reflective Practice- Are you Doing it?
Reflective practice occurs when teachers step back and evaluate the learning environment. The teacher looks at himself or herself. They ask, “How can this be better?” They identify what…
ABC Parking Lot-An Engaging, Aligned Letter Recognition Activity
It's Free! Just because there are greater demands on kindergarteners than ever before doesn't mean we have to abandon engaging and fun activities.