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The Scientific Method Rap. The Scientific Method. Elementary Science Lesson Plan - What Is Science? Oregon Trail. Fourth Grade. 29 great math websites for students of all ages. Good-to-Go Projects for 2014. Image credit: iStockphoto When teachers ask how to get started with project-based learning, I acknowledge the "front-loading" that's part of project planning.

Good-to-Go Projects for 2014

Before students enter the picture, teachers need to consider the learning goals of a project, develop an assessment plan, and map out at least a rough calendar of the learning activities that will support the inquiry process. Free Cool Math Games for Kids - Online Math Games – Math Blaster. Families Homepage. Free Cool Math Games for Kids - Online Math Games – Math Blaster. Level Books With Book Wizard: Find Books by Reading Level, Topic, Genre. Common Core Reading Comprehension Passages. This Passage & Question Set and related Vocabulary materials align to the following Common Core Anchor Standards: Passage & Question SetCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10.

Common Core Reading Comprehension Passages

Common Core Writing Lesson Ideas: Using Dialogue. I have been trying to sit down and write a blog post for 2 days.

Common Core Writing Lesson Ideas: Using Dialogue

Tuesday was my husband's birthday and yesterday we had dinner with out-of-town family. On top of that I am trying to balance work this summer (I'm working all summer reviewing curriculum and doing summer school), working out every day, and my first class for my Doctoral program. This first summer session I am taking the introductory statistics class. Low-Income Schools See Big Benefits in Teaching Mindfulness. Teaching Strategies On his first day teaching at Coronado Elementary School in Richmond, Calif., students threw rocks at Jean-Gabrielle Larochette, pretending he was a police officer.

Low-Income Schools See Big Benefits in Teaching Mindfulness

He spent fifteen minutes of every class calming down a handful of kids in this low-income-neighborhood public school who wouldn’t follow directions or behave. Professional Writing in Action! Publishing Student Reviews Online. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Professional Writing in Action! Publishing Student Reviews Online

If you've got lessons plans, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade. Help a Child Write a Book Review. Learn All Year Long Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school.

Help a Child Write a Book Review

Why is this so important? Download the flyer (PDF) ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more. Teachers Homepage - National Geographic Education. This website would like to remind you: Your browser (Firefox 17) is out of date.

Teachers Homepage - National Geographic Education

Update your browser for more security, comfort and the best experience on this site. Educators! Take our survey for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Xpeditions is now archived in National Geographic Education's new website—natgeoed.org. Microsoft Word - 7-2013Stage2_3DisciplineReferral.doc - 7-2013Stage2_3DisciplineReferral.pdf. About DOGObooks by Meera Dolasia - Book Reviews By Kids. The Global Happiness Project. Welcome to the Global Happiness Project!

The Global Happiness Project

This project, which will take place throughout the spring of 2014, asks teachers and students around the world to explore the following questions: What elements contribute to a happy and healthy society? How well do our own local and global communities measure up? How can we use data, creativity, and community to make the world a happier place? Through the Global Happiness Project, students will engage in a virtual conversation about the components of a happy society, and will co-design and implement a survey to measure these components at the local and global level. Are you an interested teacher? Joslyn - The39 Clues A King's Ransom - 4th Grade Book Reviews by Mrs. Hron's Students. I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story.

Membership. Lymboo Math helps students build a strong foundation in math through its comprehensive content, a structure that provides continuous reinforcement, and a rigor that promotes mastery.

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Our program promotes math proficiency through an integrated approach that emphasizes gradual learning, focused practice, and the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. Lymboo Math curriculum introduces various mathematical concepts from different perspectives to help students gain valuable insight and appreciate math.

Students' minds are stimulated through problems that cover the entire gamut: basic concepts, application or word problems, critical thinking, and problem solving. Lymboo Math provides students the tools they can use to become independent learners, and eventually excel and thrive. Individualized math enrichment program Comprehensive diagnostic test Rich curriculum — 1000+ skills, above and beyond Common Core Standards Adaptive & dynamic practice. Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary. Every Monday my seventh grade English teacher would have us copy a list of 25 words she'd written on the board.

Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

We'd then look up the dictionary definitions and copy those down. 29 great math websites for students of all ages. Over the past month I have shared many math based websites. Below, I have combined all the math websites that I have shared so far and have added seven new ones. Whether you have been following my blog, or if this is your first time, I promise you will find many great math resources for your students.Hooda Math If you are searching for math based games then look not further than Hooda Games. They have dozens upon dozens of math games for kids of all ages. Their huge games collection can be searched by math topic or by grade level. The site also has a nice selection of math tutorials from the site's You Tube channel. Get the MathGet the Math is a site dedicated to algebra in the "real world.

" Online math and language arts practice. Math. Learning Never Stops. Salmon  Watch  Curriculum. Exploring the Genre of Review Writing. Book Reviews: Online and Beyond! MrNussbaum.com – FREE Math Games. Two Thumbs Up! Get Students Writing and Publishing Book Reviews.

ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.

More Teacher Resources by Grade. Classroom Presentations. Class Topics Slough School provides classroom presentations tailored to fit the learning objectives of a specific group or classroom. Programs can be combined to create a unit of interest. Community Outreach and Education - Oregon Fish & Wildlife Office. Our Program. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recognizes the importance of working with partners in the community through building relationships that will help conserve fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats.

Our outreach program serves to link the work of the USFWS to the community and help connect people to nature by providing opportunities for citizens to take part in protecting our natural resources. News for tweens, kids and students. Salmon  Watch  Curriculum. ClassBadges. Zimmer Twins at School. Top 10 Free Content Curation Tools for Teachers. Zimmer Twins. 40 more maps that explain the world. Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world.

Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection of maps meant to inspire your inner map nerd.