Concept Maps help to organize information in an easy to read and utilize formation. They are a great way to help students refer back to their learning and go well with interactive notebooking or on their own. Why Use Concept Maps? Research surrounding Concept Maps show an increased retention of new knowledge for students that create them. … [Read more...] about Concept Maps: Are You Getting the Most Out of Them?
Have you tried the Flipgrid tool out with your students? It has quickly become one of my go to resources because my students love it! What is Flipgrid? Flipgrid is a free online tool that allows teachers and students to communicate through a grid of videos they record. This resource has endless possibilities for you to engage with your … [Read more...] about Flipgrid: An Easy How To Guide
Do you loathe teaching about elections? I used to! This year is an election year, and that means the campaign, debates, and election news are everywhere you turn. While this can all be overwhelming and cause many of us to want to stick our heads in the sand, it is important that we teach our students about the election process. Currently, … [Read more...] about Elections: 7 Ways to Teach About Elections
Perimeter, area, and volume can be a difficult set of concepts to teach, but they can also be a lot of fun! In this blog post, I will be detailing five of my favorite activities for practicing and reviewing perimeter, area, and volume. While each of these activities in and of their own will be sure to thrill your students, the power of them is … [Read more...] about 5 Activities for Perimeter, Area, and Volume