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Why to some leaves change color in the fall? This experiment, Leaf Color Chromatography with Bite Sci-zed’s Alex Dainis, is the perfect…

Why to some leaves change color in the fall? This experiment, Leaf Color Chromatography with Bite Sci-zed’s Alex Dainis, is the perfect autumn weekend project to learn about chlorophyll, carotenoids, xanthophylls, and anthocyanins.<p>Get some rubbing alcohol, white coffee filters, a few clear glasses, scissors, and a wooden spoon. Next, head outside to find leaves that are at different stages of their color change – around 10 per color. For additional info, read more about this experiment at …

Say What? 5 Ways to Get Students to Listen

So how do we help kids become better listeners? Check out these tactics for encouraging a deeper level of listening that also include student …

What do you want kids to do with technology?

I saw this visual from Bill Ferriter and I just wanted to share it on my blog because I believe in a lot of what it says.<p><i>To see the original image,</i> …

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog

Blog Post<p>Use these printables to help your students create quick, cute projects for Mother's Day guaranteed to bring a smile to any mom's face.<p>By …

Starting a Poem for Ivan

This is a sketch from Austin, one of my students from last year.<p>Having finished The One and Only Ivan a couple days ago, the students and I are still …

How To Give Students Individual Attention In A Busy Classroom

<b>10 Ways To Give Students Individual Attention In A Busy Classroom (Carousel Day)</b><p>by <b>Zach Grubb</b>, Carousel Day School<p><i>Ed note:</i> No matter the outward …

Tips for Beating the Clock in the Classroom

Now count that each class instead of 55 minutes is 45 minutes because of the five minutes of taking roll and getting the class started and five …

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The Hattie Effect: What's Essential for Effective PBL<p>Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving<p>Metacognition- The importance of making students AWARE …

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English Language Arts<p>We've compiled some great resources to inspire and engage your students in Language Arts across the curriculum.<p>How to use Pixar …

The Making of a Mathematical Mind: 1 Step at a Time

One time when I was in the third grade, I got sick and missed a week of school. My dad wanted me to keep up with my schoolwork, so he brought my …

Hand Gestures May Boost Students' Math Learning

New study says learning improves when teachers use hand gestures.<p><b>A simple wave of the hand can boost a child's performance in mathematics. A new study published in Child Developmentfound that students perform better when instructors teach with hand gestures—something that teachers in the United</b> …

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QR codes used in Wisconsin elementary school for book recommendations

Fifth graders from the Woodside Elementary School are using barcodes to recommend their favorites.<p>A new project involving the fifth grade students …

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62 Interesting Ways to Integrate iPad in your Classroom

iPad is making huge inroads in education with more and more school districts embracing it as a learning and teaching device. If it happens that you …

This is Why Flipped Learning is Important for your Students

We just came across this great video ( less than 3 minutes long ) about flipped learning. This is basically a successful case in which flipped …

TOP 11 TRAITS OF A GOOD TEACHER

First, there is no hard and fast list that tells you who is a good teacher or who is not a good teacher. However, there are traits that excellent …

Haiku Deck: The Anti-PowerPoint

I've been seeing a lot online about Haiku Deck lately. In a nutshell, it's a free, web-based PowerPoint alternative. Part of me said, "Well, …

8 Things Every Teachers should Be Able to Do with Google Docs