Medieval Activities

From my experience, teaching a unit on Medieval Times is one of the best parts of the curriculum.    There are so many ideas, activities that can be done.  I find that organizing my ideas for the upcoming unit helps me plan … Continue reading →

Start teaching through comics!

Ever heard of ‘Bitstrips’? What a fantastic ‘educational tool’ to further engage our students! Bitstrips is basically a program that allows you to create comic characters. Once your done creating your character, you can add “words, actions, emotions, add scenes … Continue reading →

The Daily 5, a complete Language Arts Program

The Daily 5 is a series of literacy tasks that a group of students complete daily while the teacher meets with small groups or confers with individuals. This book not only explains the philosophy behind the structure, but also shows … Continue reading →

Teaching Students Healthy Living Skills: A Case Study Approach!

The following activity is a great culminating task once you have taught your students about healthy meal options, physical activity components, and why it is important to make healthy lifestyle choices.  Instead of simply asking students to explain the previous … Continue reading →