21st Century Learning: A Time of Change for Teachers and Students

“In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists” (Eric Hoffer) Today, all the teachers in our board participated in professional development centred around 21st … Continue reading →

Factor Sticks: A Math Center to Review Factors

Today’s post is about practice and review.   We have prepared a product for your classroom where students can independently review their factor identification and recognition.  Our Factor Sticks are simple to assemble, just print, paste and laminate.  Students will immediately … Continue reading →

Asking Prompting Questions During Math Instruction: Resources for Teachers

Elita has done a great job explaining the three-part math lesson with posts on Bansho, Gallery Walks, and Math Congress. The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat has an excellent resource on the three-part lesson in math, which also includes a series … Continue reading →

6 Awesome Cooperative Classroom Games! Find them on our TeachHub.com article

We are always looking for ways to ensure that we meet all of our students needs.  The best way to do so, is to utilize cooperative games in our classroom.  Doing so will have great short-term and long-term benefits for … Continue reading →

Gr 4 Science Unit ~ Habitats and Communities

We have done it again! We have now compiled a complete unit for Habitats and Communities to help you in your Gr. 4 Understanding Life Science Strand.   This unit, just like our Combined Gr. 4/5 Science Unit for (Habitats … Continue reading →

Three Part Lessons ~ What is a Math Congress?

Here it is, the last installment on my three part lesson plan series.  After discussing the concept of Bansho and Gallery Walk, we move onto another instructional strategy that supports the development of mathematical thought.  This last part is called … Continue reading →