I have to admit I haven’t used many Web Quests with my students. Not sure why. The kids loved doing them and they do learn a lot, without actually realizing they are learning. Part of the reason I suppose is because finding a good quality Web Quest is not always an easy task. Yes, I consider myself quite creative. And,… Read more »
I’m linking up with Fabulous 4th Grade Froggies linky party Fabulous 4th Grade Froggies Linky Party about Parent communication. One thing I discovered quite early in my teaching career is that parent communication is vital to a successful school year. I begin each year, as many teachers do, with a 60 minute parent meeting. During this meeting I explain all my… Read more »
Severe storms, tornadoes, hail…luckily we’ve avoided the worst of it…but others have not been so lucky. Keeping all those affected in my thoughts and prayers tonight.
We just finished our unit on Customary Measurements. Before starting Customary Capacity measurements, I made this visual for the kids. It really seemed to help the kids when making capacity conversions. Click the picture to download your very own 🙂
I joined in with the upper-elementary linky party over at Fabulous 4th Grade Froggies. Check it out! Lots of great blogs!
So I’ve have my blog for 3 short days…and I realize that there isn’t a great deal of stuff here yet…but there will be. I promise. So, I would be so very delighted if you followed me…please 🙂 Just to the right side of this post is a follow button…it’s SCREAMING ‘click me’ 🙂 I’m excited to see who will… Read more »
With the new Common Core Standards for Math looming. I have spent this year working the new curriculum into my 5th grade math lessons. Wow! What a big difference between my previous curriculum and ccs! It has been quite challenging! Just yesterday, I began working with my students on metric measures. We’d already completed our unit on customary measures. Most… Read more »