Imagine walking into your classroom and seeing your students buzzing with excitement. No, it's not a free day or a surprise field trip. It's math game day! But wait... math game day? Yes, you read that right. Math games are a magical blend of fun and education, capturing students’ interests while sharpening their mathematical skills. By integrating these games into your lesson plans, you ... Read More about Step-By-Step Guide to Using Math Games in Your Classroom
Want to ensure your classroom keeps running even when you’re absent? One of the best ways to do this is by preparing ahead of time for a substitute teacher. I've listed all the tips and tricks on how you can make sure your substitute teacher knows exactly what to do for the day. Read on for some helpful advice on looking after your students and class materials when leaving your kiddos in the hands ... Read More about How to Prepare for a Substitute Teacher
Science vocabulary is a key component of developing a strong foundation in scientific literacy. However, memorizing a list of terms can be dull and uninspiring for students. To truly make vocabulary stick, we need to engage students in interactive and enjoyable learning experiences. In this blog post, we will explore a variety of engaging games and activities that make learning science ... Read More about Making Vocabulary Stick: Engaging Science Vocabulary Games & Activities
Want all these lessons FOR FREE? Click here to have these lesson plans sent to your inbox for FREE! Day 1: Tallest and Strongest Cup Towers Materials Needed: - Cups - Measuring Tape- Textbooks- Recording Sheet Day 2: Which Glue Stick Brand Works the Best? Materials Needed: - 3 brands of glue sticks- Paper - Recording Sheet Day 3 & 4: Scientific Method Steps ... Read More about Science Plans for the First THREE Weeks of School!
Let's be honest, the thought of conducting science experiments in a classroom full of lively kids can be a bit daunting. Fret not, though! I've collected the most common questions that pop up among elementary school teachers and provided answers to help you navigate this exciting journey with confidence. So, let's get started! Q: How do I organize and store science experiment ... Read More about FAQ: Incorporating Science Experiments in the Elementary Classroom