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The Challenges and Realities of Inquiry-Based Learning Inquiry Learning Teaching Strategies Getty By Thom Markham IWB Games » primaryedutech.com Simon is a retro game that can be used on your IWB, when you have a few minutes to have some fun with your class. Simon is a simple game where you simply have to do what Simon says. You do this by following the pattern of lights and sounds for as long as you can. It keeps a record of the highest score, so challenge your class. Brain Games - Fun Games That Train Your Mind What can you do to help your brain stay sharp? A lot! These five steps may help keep our minds limber and healthy! 1. Break out of your routine: Take on new challenges; take a different route home, travel, and experiment! Switching up elements of your routine exercises the brain, and may help keep it fresh and sprightly.

New Jersey State Academic Standards: Science New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards Science Michael Heinz, Coordinator Science, engineering, and technology influence and permeate every aspect of modern life. Some knowledge of science and engineering is required to engage with the major public policy issues of today as well as to make informed everyday decisions, such as selecting among alternative medical treatments or determining how to invest public funds for water supply options. Classroom Timers - Fun Timers We've decided to put our new fun timers, and timers for classrooms into a nice sub-section. These are great timers for children, or maybe meetings, or anything really. They just add some extra fun to the usual countdown timers :-) Classic Classroom Timers: Explosive Fun Timers: Sports Themed Timers:

Kids' Club Skip to main content NASA Kids Club › Text Only Site Space Racers Watch. Play. What Inquiry is NOT "Science class should make students think: Our students aren't being allowed to discover the joys of experimenting, and learning on their own." hits the nail on the head, and is the reason I'm such a huge supporter of students conducting their own independent research projects. (See STEM Student Research Handbook.) Ironically enough however, if I had read this article while I was still a full-time classroom teacher, I would have defended myself saying that I worked tirelessly to help students enjoy science. And I would have been right.

50 Must-Have Educational Apps It’s time for holiday road trips and you know what that means: driving, flying, cranky kids, and… teaching opportunities! What’s that, you say? Well, there is so much downtime during the holidays where kids and adults spend hours just passing the time… why not try out some new apps on your phone? Many of these apps were found by The Teaching Palette, be sure to check out their fantastic site for more helpful resources! Fun Kids Online Math Games "Sheppard offers everything from early math to pre-algebra. The lessons include interactive activities to practice concepts. Students can shoot fruit, pop balloons, and even play math man (the math version of pac man!). Fractions, place value, money, and basic operations are some of the areas that are covered. Check it out at " --Shannon Jakeman , sjakeman.blogspot.com

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