A while back, I ran across a really cool game on Pinterest called Kaboom! For the current education class I am in, I made a presentation on Kaboom! to show to my classmates. Unfortunately, our class ran out of time for these presentations once we started our field experiences. I am actually going to play… Continue reading Kaboom!
When you Google blended learning, one of the first definitions that pops up says that blended learning is “a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through delivery of content and instruction via digital and online media with some element of student control over time, place, path, or pace.”… Continue reading Blended Learning
As I mentioned in an earlier post, art is something that is great to integrate in about any content area. By integrating art in subjects like English, math, social studies, and science students get more of a hands-on experience while learning the material. Some students that struggle with certain concepts may have a better… Continue reading Integration
A little while ago, I ran across a very interesting project on Pinterest that would be excellent for teachers to do at the beginning of the school year to help students get to know each other. The project is called “I Am Boards.” Although the project wasn’t used in a school setting, I could… Continue reading “I Am” Boards
Emily Liscom, teacher and author of Education to the Core, wanted to come up with a solution for disengaged students. This is a common issue with teachers. About every classroom has students that find just about everything interesting but what you are teaching. Emily came up with five strategies for these kind of students.… Continue reading Personal White Boards
A 4th grade teacher named Kayla Shook had a lot of trouble getting her students to ask questions. This became a problem because she wanted to know what her class was struggling with on a daily basis. This seems to be a problem a lot of teachers run into in their classrooms. Much of… Continue reading #ExitTweets
Four corners is a great activity for cooperative learning. Four corners involves discussion among students, so it teaches how to work together and implements higher level thinking. It is good for student choice and for hearing different perspectives from various students. So how does this activity work? You choose four aspects of a topic… Continue reading Four Corners