Canadian Provinces, Territories and Cities

A complete pack (23 pages) for your Geography/Social Studies Unit! Use this pack for a center activity, or as a whole class instruction approach.  The pack includes flash cards for each province, territory and city, Match the Columns activity with answer key, … Continue reading →

Gifted Myths and Stereotypes

On a previous post, I provided a list of common characteristics found in gifted students in a effort to identify students.  It is very important to know the signs but have found that there are many myths surrounding gifted students … Continue reading →

We are all different…in our own way!

Whether you have had a student with special needs in your classroom or not, we, as teachers do understand that each student is different in their own way – from their unique learning strategies, to working at different levels and … Continue reading →

Characteristics of Gifted Children

How many of you wondered about that student in your class?  Is he/she gifted?  How would you know?  When I was teaching grade 4, I found this list of characteristics helpful in deciding if I should nominate my students to … Continue reading →

GIZMO (Not from Gremlins)

The first time I recall someone uttering the word “GIZMO” it was in reference to the cute little animal in the movie Gremlins.  But in most recent experiences teacher and student conversations about GIZMOs refers to technology based simulations found at www.explorelearning.com (a fantanstic resource … Continue reading →