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
Going back to school and getting into a classroom routine can be hard for both teachers and students. The first days of school are usually filled with some nervous anxiety as students get to know one another and teachers get to know their students. Relieve some of that back to
Assessing student progress can be boring for both the student and the teacher. Throughout my twelve years of teaching, I have found that I cannot always accurately assess what my students learned from a topic because their learning isn’t shining through on a multiple-choice test or five-paragraph essay. While students
Learn how to use anchor charts to decorate your science classroom with purpose. Anchor charts allow students to reference science concepts.
Our planet is something that we often take for granted. Many of us are reminded to take care of it when the weather becomes warmer, and Mother Nature allows us to come outside and enjoy everything our Earth has to offer. April 22 is when we celebrate our delicate planet.
Sick and tired of the review activities you use with your students? Reviewing before a test can sometimes bore students (and teachers). They might be sick of hearing the same information over and over and over again. I used to do the same exact review with my students until I
This year I teamed up with a group of secondary teachers to bring you fresh ideas on how to bring “comfort and joy” into your classrooms this holiday season in the Twelve Days of December Blog Hop. Comfort and joy in a December classroom might sound like an oxymoron. However, there
If you follow me on Instagram then you know how much I love a good quote. Whether it’s inspirational or funny, I can identify with so many. I enjoy sharing them out and finding ones that represent where I am currently as an educator and as a person. Over
Have you jumped on the Nearpod bandwagon yet? If not, you will after reading about all the things it can do. I started using Nearpod only after the principal of my school emailed asking who would like a free account. Knowing nothing about it, I wanted it because it was
Student engagement on the first day of school is more important than you think. Upper elementary and middle school students need to be hooked into loving being back to school o instill curiosity and an interest in science. Including hands-on activities does not have to be costly or time-consuming. Providing