Today, on the blog, I am going to share 10 quick, easy and fun end of the year activities for your classroom! These end of the year activities are so much fun and engaging! #1- Themed Days or Weeks Choose a theme and do activities within that theme for a day or week! My favorite ideas include… Camping Week- Read More About it Here Beach Week- Head here to read more about ideas for what you could do! #2- ... Read More about 10 Low Prep End of the Year Activities
Problem based learning is something that you should be focusing on in your classroom every single day. You want to make problem-based learning activities a focus because you want your students to be successful out in the real world and PBL is the way to blend classroom learning with real-world learning. In this post, I am going to share some easy ways to add problem based learning activities into your classroom each day. What is PBL? The center of teaching and learning at Illinois ... Read More about Problem Based Learning Activities
Online test preparation can be low prep for the teacher, but highly engaging for the students. Today, I am going to share 5 quick ways you can use technology to prepare your students for their standardized test. Blooket This is SUCH A FUN gaming experience for the kids. You pick the game and set of questions. Then, the kiddos all face off. They have to answer questions in order to play the game that you choose. You set the amount of time you want to play and then you can just walk ... Read More about Online Test Preparation Activities & Websites
There are millions of test preparation strategies out there. But my biggest strategy for test preparation is to make it FUN. In this post, I am going to share some simple ideas to make test preparation fun! Why make test prep fun? Students want to have fun, so their motivation is high. When their motivation is high, they will work extremely hard on the problems you give them. This means that they will be learning more because they are giving it their best effort. Also, when ... Read More about Daily Fun Test Preparation Strategies
Do your students or children love the heroes in the movies and on T.V.? I am sure they do! Let’s use that love for superheroes to talk to kids about the heroes in their lives each and every day! Plus, we can even use their love for superheroes to help promote healthy eating through health and nutrition teaching! I am an official ambassador for Dole. Dole provided me with product samples and or prize merchandise for the purpose of this post, as well as compensation for my ... Read More about Healthy Hero Free Resources!