10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving - Speech is Beautiful
I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think ... Read More about 10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving
Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic
Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor
CLASS DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES: NO HIDING, NO OVERPOWERING
'Split into small teams and discuss ...' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn4BX9Pes3c Why won't they discuss? There might be a whole lot of reasons for that: I don’t know enough words. I’m worried about my grammar. I’m worried about my pronunciation. I’m not interested in the topics. I don’t have enough time to think. It’s too quiet in here.…
Color Code and Organize Your Google Drive
This blog post shares some quick tips on how to color code and organize your Google Drive. Check out the little symbols you can include with your folders as well!
Kaboom! Possibly The Best Center Game Ever! - Teaching with Jillian Starr
Do you use Kaboom! in your classroom? It has been my go-to center for the past few years, whether I’m teaching Firsties, or now third graders. If Kaboom! is new to you, or it is something you haven’t yet tried in your classroom, here are some great reasons to give it a try: 1. It is highly engaging! 2. It lasts for as long as
Teaching Time With Picture Cards
One of my favorite resources for almost any unit is a set of picture cards for vocab words. Today I was teaching time, so I gave students this handout: You can make prettier ones here (digi…
How and Why to Use Word Walls with Older Students
I've been using a Word Wall with my high school students for 9 years now, and the results have been incredible. How: I have ...
A great anchor chart that clearly shows the steps for great retelling 5 Finger Retelling Great for the elementary classroom
A great anchor chart that clearly shows the steps for great retelling! 5 Finger Retelling! Great for the elementary classroom!
Narrative Writing Structure Strips
These simple graphic organizers are glued into the inside column of any paper and guide the students in structuring their narrative writing correctly!
QR Code Interpretive Reading Activity - SRTA Spanish
Incorporate technology in your foreign language classrooms in an authentic and useful way! Running dictation while taking a virtual tour of Oaxaca gets students exploring and moving!
The Beginning of Spanish Class Routine - SRTA Spanish
Here's a routine for the beginning of Spanish class! How to start your class each day with a check-in and Calendar Talk. Click to get started!