Understanding Inquiry in Health and Physical Education What is Inquiry-Based Learning “Inquiry-based learning is a process where students are involved in their learning, formulating questions, investigate widely and then build new understandings, meanings and knowledge. That knowledge is new to the students and may be used to answer a question, to develop a solution or to support a position or point of view.
Dolch Word Games Free online Dolch word games to help you learn those all-important sight words. There are games where you match the spoken word to text, word searches and spelling practice games. The games are divided into sets for Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade. The most frequently used words in the English language are in the Pre-Primer section, so that's the best section to start with.
TeacherTube welcomes the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Channel The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) channel offers information and video for students wanting to learn more about the science of medicine. Information on genetics, cell biology, chemistry, and other life sciences is available as well as links to interactive games and puzzles in these science areas. NIGMS also offers publications on different kinds of medical research and interviews with laboratory scientists so students can get a feel for what its like to be a scientific researcher. Exciting articles and discoveries in genetic research, such as the areas of mood, heart health, and diabetes are discussed and explored. Did you know that a gene has been found linked to optimism and self-esteem?
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Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students? MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children with serious behavioral disorders might fare better at school if they get some exercise during the day, a new study suggests. The researchers focused on children and teenagers with conditions that included autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety and depression. They looked at whether structured exercise during the school day -- in the form of stationary "cybercycles" -- could help ease students' behavioral issues in the classroom. Over a period of seven weeks, the study found it did.
Fun Math Games for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st to 6th Grade Maths Practice Math Worksheets & Printables These worksheets are printable PDF exercises of the highest quality. Writing reinforces Maths learnt. These worksheets are from preschool, kindergarten to 6th grade levels of maths. The following topics are covered among others: Technology Experts in Schools: Teacher Leaders or Technicians? - Leading From the Classroom Are you a teacher who leads others in using technology? Or, are you a technology specialist in your school? As a technology guru, do you spend your day leading instruction or fixing technology? Progressive Phonics - "Dolch" words To succeed in school, your child needs to be able to read 220 vitally important, high-frequency words---words like I, and, go, what, are, etc., which are "connecting" words that give sentences their meaning. These 220 words were identified by Edward William Dolch PhD. in 1948. Dr. Dolch’s theory was that if children could read these words rapidly and without conscious effort, they would be well on their way to becoming good readers
Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources Today I’m excited to bring you a new Friday feature that focuses on Free Homeschool Curriculum and Resources compiled by Jamerrill from FreeHomeschoolDeals.com. If you aren’t a homeschooler, but you’re a parent, teacher, babysitter, or nanny, you’ll probably find at least a few useful freebies in this list. You may also want to go through the Educational Deals and Freebies from earlier this week for more. Make Your Own ABC Book About The Animal Kingdom: This free 140-page set can currently be downloaded from Currclick. This freebie can be adapted for younger and older students. It also includes an additional suggested book list and helpful web-links for further learning.
Better Classes Improve Behavior of Special Needs Kids Updated January 14, 2016. Inappropriate curriculum and instruction can lead to many types of problem behaviors in students with learning disabilities, while the right classes may prevent special needs children from acting out. Determine if there's a link between a special needs child's behavior problems and her classwork, with this overview.
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PBS Kids Cyberchase - Dozens of Math Activities PBS Kids Cyberchase offers dozens of online and offline mathematics games and activities for students. The collection of more than forty online games are designed to make students think about patterns and use logic to solve challenges. The offline activities use the same model, but are designed for hands-on offline learning. The highlight of the Cyberchase online activities are the "quest" activities in which students have to solve problems as along a journey as they work toward a goal.