Nail-biting Number Pattern Game

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¬†Photo credit: http://roomrecess.com Zombie Paintball is a fun game that my daughter used to practice skip counting and number patterns, while in the early part of 2nd grade. The object of the game is to toss balls of paint at the zombie who has the number on its shirt that completes the number sequence. This […]

Video of Cell Functions

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Photo Credit: http://biovisions.mcb.harvard.edu I like to get student’s excited about learning about cells by sharing this video titled, “Inner Life of a Cell“, from Biovisions at Harvard University. For 6th grade, I like the instrumental version, as I want students to enjoy the beauty and marvel of a cell’s inner workings. I have also seen […]

Valuable Video for Visualizing Sound Waves

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Photo credit: http://nigelstanford.com/Cymatics/ Prior to teaching 7th graders about sound waves, I love getting them enthusiastic about sound waves by showing them a video from Cymatics. In this video, sound waves are used to create several additional effects which are great to watch. The meaning of cymatics is the study of visible sound and vibrations. […]

Early Reading Game (English)

Posted 1 CommentPosted in 1st Grade Reading, 2nd & 3rd Grade Reading, Kindergarten Reading, Pre-K Reading, Reading Games

Photo credit: https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com This is a FUN way for students to learn how to read! Teachyourmonstertoread.com is design for children ages 3-8, primarily, but it can be used at any age for anyone who needs to learn English. For example, I have used it in a middle school setting for those who are learning English […]