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Science Fair Project Ideas

Are you in the market for some <b>science fair project ideas?</b> Well, hopefully this post will have you covered.<p>These twelve science experiments encourage …

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Google for Teachers: 100+ Tricks

It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it.

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5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Use Google Forms

One of my favorite features of Google Drive is Google Forms. If you’re unfamiliar with this, think of it as a way to create quick surveys that can be …

What Time Is It? - A Telling Time Review Game

If you have seen our <b>5 Ways to Play and Learn with Easter Eggs</b> post, you know that I think they are great learning tools. There are so many ways to …

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10 Things That Make A Teacher’s Day That Much Brighter

It's a hard job, so little things make a big difference. That's exactly why Target is on track to give $1 billion for education by the end of 2015.

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DIY Circle Banners

<i>Summer is just around the corner, so here's a little banner to help you and your students celebrate! You can also use the free downloadable template</i> …

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15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

UN PENNELLO UN PO’ SPECIALE

Eh si, avete visto bene… i miei bimbi non stanno pitturando con il solito pennello, ma con un semplice cottonfioc.<p>Su di un cartoncino bianco ho …

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Journal Jar

I found a creative way to introduce children to writing and reinforce writing skills and I can't wait to share it with you- <b>journal jars!</b> Aren't these …

Feel and Learn

Gather your materials. You will need a piece of card stock or construction paper, some markers/ crayons, glue and then some smaller pieces of things …

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Storm In A Tea Cup

... how volcanoes work.<p>Put some wax in the bottom of a <b>fireproof glass container</b>.<p>Add some sand.<p>Fill it up with cold water.<p>Now carefully heat the …

How to Encourage your Pupils to ask more Questions

When children get to a certain age (around two or three years old) they start wanting to know ‘why?’ about what seems like every little thing. “Why …

Readers Front and Center by Dorothy Barnhouse

Readers Front & Center: Helping All Students Engage with Complex Text by Dorothy Barnhouse <br>Stenhouse, 2014<p>This is a book about LISTENING.<p>"We can't …

Scottie Dogs - Lots of Fun New Printables!

We'll be turning the spotlight to Scotland soon as the Commonwealth Games get underway. Just for fun we've had a play with this lovely Scottie …

I Almost Passed My Math Hang-Ups on to My Daughter

My daughter June turned four last week and among the cache of gifts I bought her was Goldieblox, a building toy which has garnered a lot of press in …

Perfection is a myth, but excellence is a habit by @TeacherToolkit | TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p><i>‘Great teaching isn’t complicated, it’s about getting the simple things right.</i>’<p>says @TeacherToolkit in a recent interview.<p>A …

Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?

1. Do I Need a Portfolio?<p>There are several reasons to start building a portfolio:<p><b>You’re looking for a new job.</b> A media-rich teaching portfolio will …

Motivating Students | How to Motivate KS4 Students

How to Motivate Students at KS4 Level<p>Student motivation is at the heart of many classroom problems. Once you’ve got students engaged and interested …

The Shang Dynasty Vocabulary Mat

This lovely themed vocabulary mat features the key high frequency words for this topic. A great addition to your writing area; children can use it as …

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Healthy Eating and Living PowerPoint

Description<p>Ratings & Reviews<p>Curriculum Links<p>Suggest a Change<p>Resource Updates<p>This fab powerpoint presentation is great for supporting your teaching on …