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Here's How to Teach About Johnny Appleseed

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Celebrate Johnny Appleseed in your classroom with a few fun activities and lesson ideas that go across the curriculum.



Bloom's Taxonomy: The Incredible Teaching Tool

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Use Bloom's Taxonomy to move your students through the learning process.



Lesson Plan Required Materials and Equipment

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Required Materials is the seventh step of writing an effective lesson plan for the elementary school classroom. Make sure you have the required materials for your lesson plan before you get started.



Smart Teaching Strategies Rooted from Research...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Teaching strategies to promote student engagement and help foster a classroom learning environment that is equal.



The Scientific Method Worksheet

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Using this Scientific Method worksheet, students learn how to address a problem methodically. The Scientific Method worksheet is easy and effective for almost any science lesson plan.



Here is What Every Student Teacher Needs to Know

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Student teaching sample questions and statements for areas of observation by the cooperating teacher, college supervisor, and self-evaluation.



Reading Lesson Plan Step # 5 - Objectives and...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Stating your objectives and goals is the fifth step in writing an effective reading lesson plan. Objectives provide a sense of what you want your students to achieve during a lesson.



"Cooperative Learning" Definition and Examples

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Definition of the education glossary term Cooperative Learning. Cooperative Learning is a method of active learning for your students.



How to Create a Rubric for Student Assessment

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Step-by-step instructions to help you create a rubric for assessing your students' work.



Halloween Word List for Classroom Fun

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Use this Halloween Vocabulary Word Bank for all types of activities and crafts in the elementary school classroom. Build language skills in fun ways.



What Role Should Prizes and Punishments Play in...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Should you offer your students extrinsic rewards? Here is a way to offer classroom incentives that cost nothing as your behavior management program.



What Are Idioms?

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

WHAT ARE IDIOMS? A complete Language Arts Lesson Plan all about idioms for grades four through six.



5 Tips to Help the Disorganized Student

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Practical tips for teachers who want to help organize their disorganized students in the classroom, including using a checklist and memory aids.



Take Two Minutes to Become an Expert in...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Discover cooperative learning tips, techniques and much more. Learn how it works and group management tips and commonly used strategies.



A Simple Way to Grade an Essay

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Here you will find a simple essay rubric for elementary grade students, along with a few examples and tips on how to use them.



5 Fun Fall Activities to Try in Your Classroom

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Discover 5 fall activities that will help elementary students celebrate the autumn season. Learn ideas such as, leave prints, Harvest party, stuffing a scarecrow and much more.



Simple Tricks to Perfecting Your Teaching...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

A teacher portfolio can help you land your first teaching job or advance your career. Learn the in's and out's of perfecting your teaching portfolio.



Bulletin Board Ideas to Try Today

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Browse this creative collection of bulletin board ideas for teachers. Discover unique ideas that will make your classroom complete.



Bloom's Taxonomy

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Bloom's Taxonomy refers to a hierarchy of question stems that teachers use to guide their students through the learning process.



Nutrition Education: Get the Lowdown on Healthy...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

A Healthy versus unhealthy food lesson plan for grades K-3. Students will be able to compare healthy foods vs unhealthy foods.



Smart Ways to Use the Miss Nelson is Missing Book

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Use the book Miss Nelson Is Missing to teach your students a Language Arts lesson. Miss Nelson Is Missing was written by by Harry Allard and James Marshall.



Use This Sample Behavior Contract as a Guide

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Use this sample behavior contract to work on improving student discipline for your most challenging students. The sample behavior contract can be modified for use in your classroom.



What is TLM in The Classroom?

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

See a definition of the teaching term TLM (Teaching/Learning Materials). These are items used in the classroom to support educational objectives.



Map Skills Thematic Unit Plan for First Grade

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Here you will find a map skills thematic unit for first grade students. Discover activities such as: salt maps, body maps, cardinal direction activities and where I fit in the world.



How to Design Your Educational Philosophy: 7...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Design an educational philosophy to guide your decision-making and to help remind you why you entered teaching in the first place.



5 Successful Review Activities That Work

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Learn 5 review activities that will turn your students gripes into grins. Graffiti wall, sink or swim, 3-2-1 review, and much more.



Start Planning for October

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Here you will find a list of October themes, holidays, and events with correlating activities for elementary students.



Smart Ways to Develop Reading Fluency and...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

Promote and develop reading fluency and comprehension with the repeated reading strategy. Learn the purpose, procedure and variations.



6 Essential Ingredients to Delivering an...

2016-09-28T11:06:04Z

What Does a Great Lesson Look Like from the outside? Get an insider's look with this in-depth article.