Students took the classic song, Help!, and rewrote it to be about their collective summers.
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If your students can find the area of a square then, armed with Google Earth, they can also figure out how many students you could pack into your school’s playground.
Here’s are the steps for running an inductive lesson based on Hilda Taba’s model of Concept Formation. Plus a sample lesson about the Nile River.
A fantastic fuzzy problem to start the year. Students use pasta and tape to try to get a marshmallow up as high as possible.
How one might revamp a “Wax Museum” project into something that focuses more on thinking than product.
Here’s a quick to learn but difficult to master math game. Start with some basic divisibility rules, but then feel free to extend it to any math topic.
How few colors can you use to fill in a map so that no neighboring regions are the same color?
Here’s how you can add some spice to an otherwise dull study of parts of speech.
So… how many words can you find that are made from the letters in the world “soldier”? There’s more than 10… more than 20… more than 50…
The first unit in our writing program was always teaching the coordinating conjunctions. It always felt goofy teaching this to 6th graders – especially a gifted magnet class. I mean… do they really not know the difference between “and” and “but”?