Let’s create an MC Escher-style tessellation art (and math) project with nothing more than an index card, a marker, and paper.
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An easy way to spice up any lesson is to remove the god-awful samples and replace them with selections from great works of art, music, film, tv shows, and historic moments. You get the added bonus of exposing students to new ideas.
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When you’re teaching a reading skill, can you replace some of those dull sample texts with glorious artwork?
According to Costello, 7 × 13 = 28. In fact, watch him prove it…
My 21st century 12-year-olds absolutely died watching Abbot and Costello’s “Who’s On First” skit. And we got a great homophone activity out of it too.
Students took the classic song, Help!, and rewrote it to be about their collective summers.