As I pass classrooms, I often see copies of Shakespeare’s works. From The Taming of the Shrew to Romeo and Juliet, seems as if everyone is reading. Here is PBS site with a host of Shakespeare related videos and interactives at Shakespeare Uncovered. (from Free Technology for Teachers).
http://www.mrdaley.com/wordpress/2011/07/27/education-levels-up-a-newbs-guide-to-gamifying-your-classroom/ So this is a bit of what I was musing about in my last post! Now, to decide how to implement it!
As part of a math project dealing with currency, the students generated their own businesses. Once the math part of the project was complete, the students produced smores (two samples below) as fliers for their business. These were then displayed on the SMART Board for class discussion.
This is fantastic! My class has been invited to join a group blog for the new year! I don’t want to give up on the idea entirely of keeping a blog, so will try it again this September. The students are looking forward to starting out fresh! Who knows! Maybe this will be the motivation [...]
Hello! Tansi! We are the Gr. 5/6 class at Chief Poundmaker School in Saskatchewan, Canada. We’re a Cree First Nation school. There are 15 of us in our class. There are 8 Gr. 5′s and 7 Gr. 6′s. However, our school year ends in June of this year, so these numbers and the students in [...]
Have you checked out one of the Sneak Peek webinars?? You really need to see what is coming with Discovery Streaming! Some really cool things to help with your planning… be sure and check it out!
While this video has more of an high school slant, I think it speaks to all students. (From Free Technology for Teachers)
What if we played a game? I showed a Google Earth image and gave you a map. You tell me where you are and get points for how close you are to the target. You can zoom in or get a 360 view of the terrain or the map. This would be a great class/group [...]
Who doesn’t like space? Here is a series of activities (and support) for the new Design Squad challenge- Mission: Solar System. This website includes videos, hands on activities, videos, and assessment tools- everything you need for a great STEM project. These projects are geared for students in 4-8 grades. (From PBS Kids)
The current featured post on edu.glogster features over 40 learning activities on a Glog. While some were familiar, others were new to me. Take a few minutes to scan the list and see how glogs could benefit your students. Since we are approaching the end of the year, perhaps have your current students create [...]