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What Teachers Must Consider When Moving to Flexible Seating

— Ms Melis (@MelisBrand) October 26, 2017<p>“For the most part my classroom is a lot more positive,” Fox said. “My students are learning to interact …

How to Organise Google Drive With Colour and Emoji

Resources Google Slides

Google Slides Resources<p>All of my resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 United States license …

NEW NEW NEW Google Sheets: Make Checkboxes - Teacher Tech

Make Checkboxes in Google Sheets<p>A new feature in Google Sheets spreadsheets is the ability to add a checkbox to a cell. Pretty much this is going to …

18 YouTube Channels for Elementary Math

A while back I shared a post with a list of 20 great YouTube channels for Social Studies that I curated for a teacher inservice I was leading. …

Middle School

Google My Maps in the Primary Classroom

All of the Google Geo tools have countless meaningful uses for learners of any age! So many of our students don’t have opportunities to experience …

Using Stories to Teach Math

Sequence is built into our experience with books, partly because language itself is necessarily sequential. But, beyond the simple act of reading and …

Apples

Using Tasks to Teach Lessons

Another post from Tap Into Teen Minds. Enjoy!<br>Instead of Teaching Lessons to Do TasksOver the past 5 years, I’ve been exploring the use of Dan Meyer’s</b> …

Visual Pattern Cards

This activity was inspired by @JoBoalar's TED talks were she talks about people using colours to show how patterns grow. It was also inspired by …

3 Strategies to Enhance Math Before Bed Discussions

Whether you are using the Math Before Bed prompts at home with your little ones or you use them in your class at school I think you’ll find these 3 …

NEW! Google Forms: Add Images to Answer Choices - Teacher Tech

Add Images to Google Forms<p>One of the best new Google Apps features launched last week is the update to Google Forms. The previous version only …

More Talking in Math Class, Please

After the students exchange ideas, the teacher will ask them to summarize important takeaways about today’s math concepts and strategies. Only then …

10 ways we’re making Classroom and Forms easier for teachers this school year

First day of Classroom

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Education Technology

Updates to Learning Spaces Make Schools Future-Ready

“People think physical space is an innocent bystander,” says Larry Kearns, a principal of Wheeler Kearns Architects in Chicago. “But physical space …

9 Awesome Add-ons for Google Forms

Google Forms is already a very powerful, full-featured program that allows you to create forms, surveys, polls, quizzes, and more. However even with …

Google Docs

21 Ideas for the First Week of School

As I gear up to start planning the upcoming first week of school, I am suddenly reminded that I never got around to blogging about what I did during …

Math = Love

Radicals Interactive Notebook Pages - Algebra 1<p>Radicals. I don't know why, but this is always one of my favorite units of the year to teach in …

100 Numbers to Get Students Talking

Group students any way you like (my groups week one are alphabetical). Groups of 4 work best for this task. Groups of 3 and 5 work too.<p>This task …

Learning with Christine Pinto

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey This year our kindergarten classes spent the year going through …

Random Writing Prompt Generator with Google Sheets

When our students go to write a poem or story or other creative work, a blank page can be both exciting (with so much potential) and intimidating …

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5 Number Talks to Try This Week

<b>Have you dabbled in number talks with your students only to find that they quickly get disengaged?</b><p>Or have you thought about using number talks in …

What is number talks

Learning from Children

It's not even August and we're already looking toward the next school year! I've heard from a few folks that they'll be digging into CGI in …

Project Description

This page contains more detailed information about the TEACH Math project, including the rationale and conceptual framework, goals and purposes, and …

Talking Math with Your Kids

Which One Doesn’t Belong?<p>Tiling turtles and other math-y playthings<p>Math On-A-Stick links<p>If you’ve gotten here by way of Math On-A-Stick, then welcome!<p>…

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Organizing Google Keep with Headers

I love Google Keep! It is such a FANTASTIC way to keep all your thoughts, jots, and ideas in one spot. I use Google Keep daily to make digital sticky …