SAMR stands for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition. The SAMR Model represents a way to look at the different levels of integrating technology into the classroom.

Help your students understand how protons are the positively charged particles and electrons are the negativley charged particles by charging their own iPod with an onion. Um you can charge your iPod with an onion?

Play dough circuits Create colourful electrical circuits with play dough and light-emitting diodes - even the littlies can get involved! - Wonderful science project ideas for physics!

Persuasive Writing Prompts Persuasive writing makes the child use logic and reason and prove his point of view. It persuades the reader to adapt the writers notion. The persuasion is based on facts.

Great for the kids! This explains the Order of Operations. It addresses the Common Core Grade Math Operations and Algebraic Thinking stardard Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

Colossal Poster What Good Mathema.Mathmaticians Do - This huge poster lists 8 behaviors that are common to strong writers. It's over 5 feet tall! Package includes a helpful teacher's guide.

I use math journals in my Math Workshop. I like the idea of using Math Journal Sentence starters with my students. This would serve as a great way to incorporate writing in math and allow students to expand their thinking.

Numbers for skip counting and multiplication Here's a set of number organizers that show multiples of each number inside the number outline. These might be interesting pieces in student notebooks.