Myoats - Create something. Mystery Webquest Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Credits | Teacher Page Introduction Dear Detectives, The eccentric widow of the late archeologist Bartholomew Gotrox, Mrs. Task Detectives, it is your mission to locate the necklace and bring the thief to justice. Each detective unit will conduct experiments on the clues. After experiments have been conducted, detectives will share their observations and predictions. Process Each detective unit will consist of four students. Using a digital camera have the group photographer record the experiments. Each unit will conduct experiments on the clues using the Scientific Method. Scientific Method Scavenger Hunt The Art of Crime Detection Printable Detective Log Forensic Science Thinkquest Detectives will make fingerprint samples using ink stamp pads. RESOURCES: Fingerprinting FBI Kids Detectives will take a sample of a mystery substance found at the crime scene and determine the pH level of the substance. pH Level Charts Evaluation Conclusion
20 Ways To Be A Better English Language Teacher (Part 1) English language teaching can be a challenging and difficult process, especially if you are seeking for new ideas and thoughts on improving your day-to-day teaching. Much of the challenge is learning to develop yourself, especially once you have found your place in this career and feel settled. You must continuously strive to improve your own teaching day in and day out. Here are some ideas to consider when you want to improve and develop your own teaching or if you want to be a better teacher overall. 1. It seems like commonsense but for some teachers that I have observed, they have difficulty reflecting and improving their own lessons. Did the students enjoy the lesson? 2. If you have any difficulty on reflecting your lessons, or you wish to consider studying your lesson in more detail, you could record your own lesson to analyse afterwards. 3. When you are preparing your lessons, think about the following: “By the end of the lesson, students will be able to …”. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Mysteries and Children's Literature Fiction, Nonfiction and Activities for Preschool through Ninth Grade. One of the most popular genres of literature for both adult and child readers is that of mystery and detective fiction. Some of the best opportunities for exploring brilliantly written, high quality literature are mysteries. Some of the lightest and most addictive series fiction books are mysteries. There are mysteries which rely on codes or on detecting patterns in the clues which are great for focusing on math skills. Picture Book Mysteries Let's start with picture books that we can use with the youngest kids and then picture books of increasing complexity. What Really Happened to Humpty? Tuesday by David Wiesner. (1991, Clarion. Here we have the flight of the frogs which is the puzzle: how and why did it happen? The detective aspect comes in at the end when the town is trying to solve the puzzle of the morning scene with the widely scattered lily pads. Grandpa's Teeth by Rod Clement. (1998, HarperCollins.
Flashcards in the Classroom: Ten Lesson Ideas The other day, I was preparing a lesson with an intermediate group of young learners and getting my flashcards printed and laminated. However, when chatting to some other teachers in the staffroom, with myself behind the laminating machine, there was a brief comment that flashcards are more suited for beginner or elementary learners and more appropriate for young learners. Flashcards are really good but more suited for young learners or really low levels of students. Unfortunately, I really have to disagree with this sentiment as I have used flashcards with many different levels as well as ages of learners. With this post, I really would like to push the boundaries of what is considered suitable for learners and offer teachers practical ideas on how they are able to incorporate flashcards into lessons with more than just young learners or beginner/elementary classes. 1. The most common use of flashcards in the classroom is for drilling and checking pronunciation with the class. 2. 3. 4.
- PowerMyLearning Student Instructions This playlist includes activities that will help you better understand what the experience is like now, and what it was like historically, for immigrants coming to the United States. Complete these activities and celebrate the richness of our immigrant history. With Coming to America (Pearson), explore and learn how immigrants came to the United States from all over the globe and succeeded despite many challenges. Then take the 6-question multiple choice quiz to test your knowledge. Lupita Mañana: Draw Conclusions (Compass Learning) will take you to Tijuana with Lupita Mañana.
Teaching 9/11 Page 1 / 20 1. Interactive Timeline of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks 2. 102 Minutes 3. Evacuation of Lower Manhattan 4. Caroline Dries on 9/11 5. Powered by JOGTHEWEB Index Share It : Teaching 9/11 The page must be refreshed to take effect. Enterprise Learning Management System | Free LMS With Schoology's simple tools, websites and webpages can be created, saved, shared, and adapted. A variety of tools make the creation process simple, from defining an online homework assignment with a homework submission area to creating a set of rich-text or HTML pages that can be sequenced and played in a desired navigational order. For almost every content type, an easy-to-use WYSIWYG allows the user to spend less time learning HTML and CSS, and more time building high-quality, interactive content. For more advanced users that may be looking for full customizability, the Pages feature within Schoology allows for the easy creation of content using either an advanced rich-text editor or custom HTML and CSS. With Schoology's simple tools, websites and webpages can be created, saved, shared, and adapted. For almost every content type, an easy-to-use WYSIWYG allows the user to spend less time learning HTML and CSS, and more time building high-quality, interactive content.
instaGrok.com From one teacher to another… | Dear Teacher/Love Teacher Dear Teacher, You are awesome. I know that I say this a lot, but that does not make it any less true. I say you are awesome because you are awesome. You need to hear it more often than you do, so I will keep saying it. So. (c)DearTeacherLT2013 (You may use the image if you link back to the blog and/or give credit to Dear Teacher/Love Teacher) One of the reasons that you are awesome is because of the difference you make for others. I am not talking about students this time. No, I am talking about us. You make a difference for other teachers. You know what we do. You know the old saying, “Great teachers beg, borrow, and steal.” From one teacher to another, thank you for being a teacher worth watching and modeling after! I saw you, you made a note about something for your class based on what you saw or did on vacation. You bought some supplies with money from your own pocket because your students needed it and it was on sale. You went to a seminar and/or workshop while on summer break.
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