A zoo trip for K-2

  The Smithsonian on started to put some early learning games online (and there is an app as well).  Tour the zoo and answer questions about the animals (this screen shot was the response to which animal is walking).  Would be great as a center.  For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.  

Who says history can’t be cool?

That’s the guiding principle behind Stuff You Missed in History Class.  Thought podcasts, you students can explore a variety of history topics- from the colonization of Australia to the real impact of the cultural revolution in China. You can search by topic. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

Aluminum: Who Knew?!?!

So last Friday, my students and I experienced a virtual field trip to a working aluminum plant. We learned a lot of cool new information about aluminum. I think the one thing that my students really connected to was the truth that aluminum is 100% recyclable into itself. They were very intrigued and kind of […]