All About Me Activities for Back-to-School
Photo Source: Learning and Teaching Preschoolers Get to know the new kiddos in your class with All About Me activities - perfect for back-to-school! Tami over at Learning and Teaching Preschoolers featured several ideas your class is sure to love. Each activity provides a great opportunity for the kids to get to know each other as well! All About Me Posters Trace an outline of each student onto white butcher paper. Then allow them to begin completing the drawing of themselves with crayons or…
Sportsmanship and the World Cup
The World Cup is here, and with it comes excitement, pride, competition, and sportsmanship. Sportsmanship. That ever-important life skill. Whenever a competition of any sort occurs, whether athletic, academic, or just for fun, winning and losing is inevitable. (Yes, I'm stating the obvious, here.) But sportsmanship is more than winning and losing gracefully. It's about compromise, being supportive, playing fairly, following rules, and showing respect. So how do we help students understand…
Basketball Drills for Beginners - Basic Fundamentals for Kids
Learn our favorite basketball drills for beginners, including fun and effective practice ideas for footwork, ballhandling, and shooting.
Hoop Hop Showdown - Rock Paper Scissors Hula Hoop Activity - S&S Blog
PE Teacher Tara Yost has shared a great variation to the popular #HoopHopShowdown activity! In this version, students are more active and not standing around during the game. #RockPaperScissors
Ticket Out the Door Reflection and Self Assessment
This is a cute and great way for your students to reflect upon the day's learning. Ticket Out the Door is given to the students before they leave your class and offers them a way to think about the day's lessons and concepts. It is also a great way for you to assess if your students were paying at...
How to Differentiate Without Creating 30 Individual Lessons
We've all heard it... the suggestion to write an individual plan for every single student in your class in order to differentiate instruction. The last time I heard this, I went into panic mode. I