2 Thanksgivings?

When I first read this, I thought it was a joke- clearly I don’t know my US History as well as I thought.  This brief summary (as well as a series of primary documents) might be interesting to your older students. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

We Are Thankful For…

baseball family hockey pets games food friends love my dog my bike the earth water TV cute, fat hamsters hamburgers ketchup sister cousin shelter video games people chicken electronics names God silent letters joy animals nature rainbows house health my cat flowers drinks trees my lizard Maggie Joseph stuffed animals presents peace

Science in a box!

Who says science cannot be taught from a box- well, if you use My Science Box- a collections of lessons, activities, and more- you can.  I reviewed several of the lessons from fifth grade (my last classroom assignment) and found them engaging and on target. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

2015 – Engineering in Sports

Here is an excerpt from the EngineerGirl 2015 essay contest.  Don’t let the name fool you- this contest is open to both boys and girls.  Get all the details here.“In your own words describe ONE technology used in a sport that you enjoy, and tell how different types of engineers contributed to its design and […]

Veterans’ Day Prayer

Dear Lord, Today we honor our veterans, worthy men and women who gave their best when they were called upon to serve and protect their country. We pray that you will bless them, Lord, for their unselfish service in the continual struggle to preserve our freedoms, our safety, and our country’s heritage, for all of […]

Teaching Teachers

On Monday,November,10th, I hosted two sessions of using Boardbuilder for my school district. I was definitely feeling nervous but I needed to challenge myself. Teachers were asked to volunteer  to teacher other staff members what they use in technology. I decided to sign up. I didn’t feel nervous until the morning of the event. As […]