Are you an upper elementary science teacher who ends the year with a unit on wetland ecosystems? If so, this blog post is for you! Here are my top 4 tips for launching a successful wetland ecosystems science unit. Start with Literature! There are some amazing books out there about
We all know that there are only so many hours in a school day and I don’t know about you, but I am ALWAYS looking for ways to cover Science and Social Studies curriculum in my Language Arts and Math blocks! I LOVE making cross curricular connections with our learning.
Why Should You Use Boom Cards in the Upper Elementary Classroom? Save Time BOOM Cards are a huge time saver for teachers. They require no prep and no grading! Talk about working smarter and not harder! Kids Love Them BOOM Cards are engaging and interactive which is why our big
Teaching Electricity and Magnetism doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it can be super fun! (For both you and the kids! Don’t worry!) Note that this post contains Amazon links. They throw a few pennies my way if you purchase from my links 🙂 Step 1: Teach Basic Concepts
Here are my top 5 books that you MUST include in your Classroom Chemistry unit!Under each description is an amazon affiliate link. That means that Amazon throws a few pennies my way if you purchase through this link 🙂 That helps me to keep my blog going! 1) Zoey and
Flashlight by Lizi Boyd is a must have in your upper elementary classroom library! Here are some great ways that Alberta teachers can incorporate it into Science, Writing and Social Studies lessons. Social Studies: This is a beautiful book to use during your regions of Alberta unit! Students can infer
Right now in Science, we are studying Classroom Chemistry. I wanted to incorporate a little bit of Halloween fun into our unit! Students LOVED the labs and I LOVED how much learning was happening! Here are some of the activities that we did: Separating Mixtures: First we watched these videos