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Gifted & Enrichment / 5th Grade Enriched Math. Math Work Stations Order of Operations Millionaire Free the Prisoners with Order of Operations Algebra Race Game Learn Zillion Video on Algebraic Expressions - Enter code in the Search Box: LZ2871 Algebraic Expressions - Grade or No Grade Game Learn Zillion Video on Mathematical Expressions - Enter code in the Search Box: LZ3165 Algebraic Expressions Game 5th Grade Enriched Math - Fraction Menu Project Due: The Project also includes 4 Dessert Problems that can count for Challenge Points this 9 weeks - All Challenge Problems are due by the end of the 9 weeks: Friday, March 13, 2015.

Gifted & Enrichment / 5th Grade Enriched Math

Math Projects- Ideas for Teaching, Resources for Lesson Plans, and Activities for Unit Planning. I have done the million dollar project (they have to spend $1 million on things in catalogs, newspapers etc.)- helps with subtraction and decimals (if you don't round the numbers).

Math Projects- Ideas for Teaching, Resources for Lesson Plans, and Activities for Unit Planning

Cafeteria Surveys (they come up with 5 questions to ask 50 people about what food, decorations, schedules they would like to see in the cafeteria. They graph their results. Energy transfer through bouncing balls. What you'll need: A large, heavy ball such as a basketball or soccer ball A smaller, light ball such as a tennis ball or inflatable rubber ball Instructions: Make sure you're outside with plenty of room.

Energy transfer through bouncing balls

Carefully put the tennis ball on top of the basketball, holding one hand under the basketball and the other on top of the tennis ball. Untitled. In Texas, anyone who suspects that a child is being abused or neglected has a legal obligation to report it.


Professional reporters are required to report suspicion of abuse or neglect within 48 hours. A Professional Reporter is anyone licensed or certified by the state or works for an agency or facility licensed or certified by the state and has contact with children as a result of their normal duties. By law, professionals may not delegate their duty to report to another person such as a coworker or family member. Professional reporters include, but are not limited to: It is the responsibility of professionals to report and the responsibility of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate allegations or suspicions of abuse or neglect.

Special Ed 101 - GCISD Flex. Technology AUP - GCISD Flex. Redirecting... Students Contructing Meaning In The Gcisd Science Classroom. The Complete Guide to 20% Time (and Genius Hour) in the Classroom. It’s been almost a full three years since I told my students they would have 20% of their class time to work on whatever project they were inspired to create.

The Complete Guide to 20% Time (and Genius Hour) in the Classroom

Since then I’ve learned so much from my students and our amazing community of 20% time and Genius Hour teachers. I have tried to share this journey, the ups and downs, through blog posts, video interviews, a 20% time MOOC, and most recently my book, Inquiry and Innovation in the Classroom. Research in Mathematics Education Blog: April 2014. By Nate White, Guest Blogger, SMU Undergrad Dr.

Research in Mathematics Education Blog: April 2014

Candace Walkington, math education professor at Southern Methodist University, teaches a course on STEM integration for pre-service elementary teachers. As part of the class, her students author a series of blogs where they discuss issues related to the integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in elementary school. Activities Index. This website would like to remind you: Your browser (Firefox 17) is out of date.

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Update your browser for more security, comfort and the best experience on this site. Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website— Career Café: Career Interest Resources Elementary, Middle and High School. Career Café is an opportunity for students to learn about careers from individuals in their community.

Career Café: Career Interest Resources Elementary, Middle and High School

One of my biggest success as a school counselor has been starting a Career Café at my school. Students absolutely love Career Café, it is a blast to host, and it meets ASCA Student Standard in the Career Domain. Career Cafe can also be geared toward any level - elementary, middle, or high school! I have gotten tons of inquiries and questions about hosting a Career Café. I am creating a series of posts to explain Career Café in greater detail and provide you with the tools you need to start a Career Café at your school. EngineerGirl - Homepage. Featured Programs. NAE Connects Educators with Experts. As a teacher, you’re supposed to have all the answers–but you know that sometimes, you just don’t.

NAE Connects Educators with Experts

What if you always had an engineering expert to provide inspiration and advice? The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) recently announced the launch of LinkEngineering, a new website that connects preK-12 teachers with engineering experts, fellow educators, lesson plans, tips, and tools. It will empower educators to implement engineering education in classrooms and out-of-school settings, providing the first-ever platform for K-12 teachers and informal educators to work and learn as a community to improve precollege engineering education. The innovative new site is the result of collaboration between Achieve Inc., the National Science Teachers Association, the American Society for Engineering Education, the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, and the Council of State Science Supervisors following sponsorship by Chevron.

Skype in the Classroom - Skype in the Classroom. Top 10 Tools for Managing Social Media Accounts. Attempting to juggle each and every one of your social media accounts can be tricky, scary, and time-consuming.

Top 10 Tools for Managing Social Media Accounts

CSI Expedition · Discovery World. In this fun, crime-solving scavenger hunt, you are the sleuths AND the suspects. Come solve the mystery and collect your own biometrics (fingerprints, handwriting samples, and dental impressions), search for clues, see real crime-solving techniques at work, and solve the mystery! Two tiers available: 1 hour and 2 hours. The expanded 2 hour CSI Expedition will allow ALL your students to take at least one fingerprint, dental impression, and handwriting sample as opposed to only “suspected” students in the 1 hour program. TEKS by Texas Instruments - US and Canada.

Top Tech Tools for Formative Assessment. Google Cardboard Reviews. Experience virtual reality in a simple, fun, and affordable way. Get a Viewer. Designing Science Inquiry: Claim + Evidence + Reasoning = Explanation. In an interview with students, MIT's Kerry Emmanuel stated, "At the end of the day, it's just raw curiosity. I think almost everybody that gets seriously into science is driven by curiosity. " Curiosity -- the desire to explain how the world works -- drives the questions we ask and the investigations we conduct. Let's say that we are planning a unit on matter. By having students observe solids and liquids, we have helped them define matter as something that has mass (or weight -- don’t worry about the difference with elementary kids!)

And takes up space. Is air matter? SiteMaestro. As an owner of your students’ sites, you can capture most recent edits from your students, identify and manage site collaborators, and check the site privacy settings. This is all done from one spreadsheet allowing you to easily see changes made by your students. Set the student site layout with a merged title, description and category labels of your choice. Students can choose what to plug into their site while you have the control of the section layout and naming. Using siteMaestro, you can set and monitor the student access and sharing level for their site. Educational Games. Teaching Students To Use Evidence & Reasoning To Support Claims.