How to Host a Classroom Murder Mystery – Engaging and Effective Teaching
A blog on how to host a murder mystery in your classroom! Your students will love being a part of the story, walking around to collect clues, and competing to see who can find the murderer first!
18 Challenging Brainteasers for Kids That Will Stretch Your Brain
These are neat little brain teasers- could be used as a warm up to give kids a break from the content during midterms or extra time at the end of the year. Or you could use the questions as brain teasers for those that finish a test early!
10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving - Speech is Beautiful
10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving -- Speech paths are seemingly always on the hunt for materials to address problem solving - did you ever consider videos? I found 10 wordless videos that are fun and make kids think about how to fix the main characters' problems!
Corkboard Connections: 20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kds - Free ebook compilation of teacher recommendations for using online tools or mobile apps for classroom presentations. Also includes an editable student list that can be used as a handout when assigning projects.
Teen Numbers | Numbers in the Teens | Teen Numbers Rap | Jack Hartmann
The Teen Numbers Rap has a fun rap beat and teaches kids how to say and write the teen numbers. Your children will clearly be able to see all of the teen numbers. I designed this song about the numbers in the teens because teachers tell me that these are often the most difficult for children to learn to write as the second digit is said first. I break down the numbers in the teens so kids can hear how they say the number while seeing how it's written.
50 Essential Questions for High School
I have compiled a list of thought-provoking, elevating, and self-evaluating essential questions that would be ideal for bell ringer activities. This document is a MS Word document, therefore you can add to and edit it at any time. I have used many of these questions with my students, and it has been a great attention grabber each and every time. These questions really help to get the students' minds moving. NEW --- I have now included editable boxes that you can copy and paste the questions