Category Archive: In the CLassroom

Oct 11

Top 5 ‘Hacks’ for making worksheets actually work

Let’s face it. Worksheets and deep learning experiences aren’t exactly synonymous.  One of the major critiques of worksheets is they become busy work: rote, meaningless, disconnected, and lacking creativity. When overused, they serve more as babysitters than learning tools and suck the life out of a classroom.  Now, before you grab your worksheet stack and …

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Oct 28

Multisensory Sight Word Practice!

Check out our favorite round-up of multi-sensory practice activities around the web for helping students remember sight words. These homework options could even open up opportunities for parents and their children to actually enjoy homework time together! (PS– Click the image to download a free printable to use in the classroom as well!) Sources: www.mpmschoolsupplies.com/ideas/3128/bubble-wrap-sight-words/ …

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Oct 13

“Brain” Unit sneak-peek from Ms. Jennifer’s class!

  Our language arts class just completed our first unit with great success! The theme of our first unit was the brain. Students learned 3rd and 4th grade ELA content material centered around topics such as individuality and parts of the brain. Students investigated related topics they were curious about, like how the brain and …

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