Alternative Ways to Conduct Lab Activities in Your Classroom

  Science teaching has always been chock full of hands-on activities and experiences to cement learning in the students’ young minds in our classroom. However, due to the pandemic’s various constraints, our “normal” teaching strategies and routines have been completely altered. As we settle into “the new normal,” science teachers

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Digital Litmus Paper Activity

Use the pHet simulation to help you answer the questions on your Google Form. To complete the activity, Open the Google Form. On the simulation below, click on MACRO. Use the drop down menu to test the different substances. Move the green tester into the substance to identify whether or

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Science Songs for Your Classroom

Whether you are in remote learning or in the classroom, you can spice up learning by incorporating science songs into your classroom. If you are distance teaching, I love the idea of starting the Google Meet or Zoom session by playing one of these songs to get your students motivated

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Engagement Tips for Remote Learners

Since the onset of COVID-19 and distance learning, many educators find themselves scrambling to find ways to engage our online learners. While most disruptive behaviors are now easily cured with a mute button or removal from the platform, many teachers are left wondering… Are you alive??? If you are wondering

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How to Use Teachers pay Teachers Easel Digital Tool

As we enter this difficult time of remote learning, looking for every digital lesson and activity we can get our hands on, did you know that Teachers pay Teachers has a tool called Easel that will help you turn your PDF documents into engaging, interactive digital lessons? What is Easel by TpT?

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Teacher Self Care Ideas

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the life of a teacher got that much harder. Before 2019, a teacher’s life was hard enough trying to juggle students, their parents, administration, colleagues, state testing, and keeping up with the latest teaching trends that there was little room for personal life…

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Election Day Activities for Upper Elementary Classrooms

Election Day is an important day in our government’s history. Finding ways to fit the electoral process into your curriculum can be difficult. Social studies teachers may be apprehensive about how to objectively cover the election since there are so many controversial issues surrounding the 2020 presidential election. Below, you

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How to Hold a Successful Virtual Parent – Teacher Conference

Due to the Coronavirus global pandemic, parent teacher conferences will likely take on a whole new look during the 2020–2021 school year. No longer will schools allow intimate settings of 1:1 conversations to happen between parents and teachers since CDC social distancing guidelines must be adhered to. However, parents and

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Introduction to Schoology

Introduction to Schoology:     A learning management system allows you to run a virtual classroom while managing administrative tasks such as taking attendance, inputting, and recording grades. Choosing a learning management system is tough. In the past, I started out using Edmodo. It was ahead of current tech trends

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