My wife starts school tomorrow and has a pretty neat activity in place to get to know her three groups of sixth graders. There are a lot of Fake Facebook resources out there for teachers to use, but my wife likes the one David Ashby put together.
She modified it a bit and [...]
Here’s a fun centers-based activity for spring courtesy of my wife. March Mathness! 3 points for a paper-slide video of a problem, 2 points for completion of a Discovery Student Center assignment and 1 point for doing a skill builder sheet.
The winner earns a pretty awesome prize at the end of the month!
Polar Bears International launched their Polar Bear Ambassador Contest today, and it is something you definitely need to check out. All you have to do (outside of saving the planet, that is) is share your stories, photos, and videos of how you’re reducing your carbon footprint [...]
It was a pretty awesome day on the tundra. It’s sort of hard to have a bad day here in my opinion. Then again, I’ve been fed awesome food, driven around in a nice, warm tundra buggy and pretty much been spoiled.
During our observations today I had the pleasure of listening to [...]
Day one in Churchill, Manitoba was a great day of learning and exploring. Walking around on the tundra was so unique. Soft moss floor. You almost bounce as you walk, but less than two feet below it’s frozen. Here are a few images to use as writing prompts, discussion starters or whatever suits your needs. [...]
The challenge is simple. I provide 2 facts about the place I am visiting, 1 clue, and 4 pictures. Your job? Research, decipher, discuss, investigate and figure out the location these clues lead you to. Why? Well, it’s fun. And, I just might bring home a prize or two from this location for the student(s) [...]