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Fraction Worksheets. Dan Meyer’s Videos on Vimeo. Strike it Out. Developing Part/Whole Thinking. I’ve been working with my firsties on composing and decomposing the numbers 3, 4, and 5.

Developing Part/Whole Thinking

25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World. To the delight (or dismay) of millions, the school season is beginning in many countries throughout the world.

25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World

But it’s important not to forget that, in some parts of the world, school can be a hard-won luxury. MinecraftEdu World Library. Ages 7-12.

MinecraftEdu World Library

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites.


Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics. During summer vacations, on rainy days, while waiting at the doctor's office or on a stroll through the neighborhood, learning never ends.

Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics

Children can explore some fascinating mathematical possibilities in the world around them every day. For instance, math can be found outdoors in nature: Look for symmetry in leaves; count the number, sizes and kinds of trees on your street; and look at the various shapes and patterns of blooming flowers. "Everybody Has a Brain!" games and songs for kids. Build a LEGO Balance. Edgalaxy: Cool Stuff for Nerdy teachers.

Strategy games

To look at. Craft/science/art. Paper Toys: Flextangles. Today’s paper toys, Flextangles, are the fourth project in our collaborative series STEAM POWER: Empowering kids to explore the world through creative projects.

Paper Toys: Flextangles

Could the Same Genes Shape Math Skills As Reading Ability? Getty Images.

Could the Same Genes Shape Math Skills As Reading Ability?

Casual teaching resources, Dyslexia and learning. In the video Student Profiles, Canadian secondary teacher Naryn Searcy describes how she asks students about how they learn most effectively.

Dyslexia and learning

Maths and me. SmART Class: Floating on to ___ grade!! End of the year project! IF you are like me, you are looking for FUN, yet simple projects for the end of the school year!!

smART Class: Floating on to ___ grade!! End of the year project!

I got this idea from this fabulous blog called The Lost Sock I found these great videos to show the students before they get started! Bubbles from baris parildar on Vimeo. First we talked about the properties of bubbles. Brain Based Learning Forum, Articles and Experts from Jensen Learning. Big vs Bigger / Story Starters / Teaching & learning resources / Success for Boys - Success for Boys. Story starter by Bret McKenzie, comedian/actor/musician.

Big vs Bigger / Story Starters / Teaching & learning resources / Success for Boys - Success for Boys

An oversized kid must overcome the odds to defeat an even bigger bully. “Sean was the biggest kid on the street. I'm talking huge, as big as a bus. He actually lifted a bus once with his bare hands. Sean ruled the neighbourhood. These Teacher Support Materials provides an introduction to Story Starters, how they work to help inspire boys writing, and practical examples of how to use the resource in the classroom. Thinking Maps® Learning Community. Thinking Maps on Pinterest. Thinking

Teaching Resources

Blogs. Daily Five : Virtual Learning Network. MrHandwritingHelper. Kahuna Kidsongs - the Alphabet Stew Song. Number Fluency. Fluency is the focus of one of the three aims of the new National Curriculum.

Number Fluency

In this feature we bring together some of the tasks which we think promote numerical fluency in an engaging way. Some of these are games which could be played again and again, whereas others are one-off challenges. Brain Binders. Addition Games That Make Learning To Add Exciting. Kids Have Fun While Learning. Addition games make learning to add fun and exciting for kids. Whether it's basic addition facts, adding four and five digit numbers, or even fractions,...addition math games add a spark to learning math! Transum Mathematics. Teacher Guide. Below is a guide to using the NRICH website on Desktops and tablets, a mobile phone guide will be available soon.

At NRICH we believe that: Our activities can provoke mathematical thinking.Students can learn by exploring, noticing and discussing.This can lead to conjecturing, explaining, generalising, convincing and proof.In a classroom, the students' role is to focus on the mathematics while the teacher focusses on the learners.The teacher should aim to do for students only what they cannot yet do for themselves. Problems and resources linked to the Primary Curriculum, with support for teachers, can be found here. Problems and resources linked to the Secondary Curriculum, with support for teachers, can be found here. This is what a typical teacher's home page looks like. Mouse over the boxed areas for further explanation. Teaching in Progress: Why I Will Never Use a Behavior Chart Again. I know from all the clip charts and behavior charts I have seen on Pinterest that this statement has probably already raised a couple of eyebrows, but I hope you'll hear me out anyway.

A few days ago one of my colleagues, (who is a great teacher, wonderful mom, and all around awesome person) sat down at our team meeting and said, "I want you to know that I am never using a behavior color chart again! " 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class. Facebook. ClassDojo. Free brain breaks for your classroom - GoNoodle. This tap saves water by creating incredible patterns.


Edutopia. LD OnLine. Introduction to accelerated learning - OpenLearn - Open University - TL_RE_T4. What 3 to 7 year olds need to learn - Nathan Mikaere-Wallis. How to Make Your Classroom Dyslexia Friendly Infographic. Special Education Infographics Teacher Infographics. Pin by Gary Poulgrain on art ideas.

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