National Board Certified teacher Marlo Warburton introduces a fresh approach to teaching the notoriously difficult "mixture" word problems for Algebra I. Using an in-class demonstration and incorporating basic physics principles of weight and distance, Ms. Warburton helps her students visualize, solve -- and even enjoy! -- these challenging problems.
Spend sometime exploring the basic foundations of parent engagment and then learn about a variety of classroom strategies you can use to engage parents in student learning.
Flipgrid is social learning for PreK to PhD learners ... and beyond!
Teachers can create grids and add topics.
Grids are the meeting place for your classroom, your school, your department or any learning community to discuss your Topics.
Start with an icebreaker, add weekly reflections, share book talks, explore STEM principles, give mini-presentations ... any Topic to ignite discussion!
Check out the Flipgrid Educator’s Guide (copy and paste this web address into a browser: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzZGEfOtEWqPcGUzcFd2RzRjYTQ/view) by our awesome friends Karly, Sean and Jennifer!
Instructional expert Jim Knight visits Michael Covarrubias to observe a lesson on context clues, discuss the classroom management techniques he is using already, and share some ideas to increase student engagement. Michael and Jim discuss emphasizing effort, getting students attention before asking questions, using response cards, and planning back-up activities.
High school teacher Peter McIntosh has his students use Khan Academy to practice math concepts. While the students work on computers, Peter circulates around the room and gives extra help to the students who need it. By using Khan Academy, students are motivated to practice math independently. This independent practice is possible because students are able to access hints and get extra help while working on their own. By using "coach mode" of Khan Academy, Peter is able to assess his students' learning through a variety of measures. Peter explains how using Khan Academy has increased student engagement and achievement.
The Wonderment is an ambitious global community that aims for public good through student engagement. Kids will love the creative challenges that force them to look, listen, think, and create. Sharing and seeing submissions from around the world builds understanding and empathy.
Students can search things that they want to make, people that they want to meet, topics they want to learn about, and changes they want to make in their lives and the world.
Free resources for students grades 1-12.