A+ Alabama Best Practices Center
The Alabama Best Practices Center works to help teachers and district & school leaders develop the competence, commitment, and courage to do whatever it takes to improve student learning.A program of A+ Education Partnership
Middle School Classroom Tour
Great ideas and inspiration in this middle school classroom reveal - from decorating to small group areas to hanging posters and anchor charts.
NCTM Math Videos | | MathFLIX.luc.edu
MathFLIX = 1000 FREE instructional math movies covering a wide range of math concepts including Number & Operations, Algebra, Measurement, Geometry, Data Analysis & Probability, Connections and Technology. In addition to MathFLIX’s valuable video resources, the site also features 400 downloadable worksheets that reinforce concepts and provide valuable practice.
Time Saving Writing Templates with Embedded Rubrics! - Learning in Wonderland
Hello! I’m dropping by to share something I started doing that is saving me tons of time, not to mention paper! I have been teaching for nine years, and something I have always dreaded was stapling rubrics onto my students’ writing. I was wasting so much time and paper copying these things and stapling them ... Read More about Time Saving Writing Templates with Embedded Rubrics!
Lesson Plan Pack
Engagement Strategies reference page - perfect to have out during planning! From Teacher Trap's "Lesson Plan Pack."
New year, new school, new ideas! (Princess Artypants)
How sweet it is. After two wonderful years in a Kinder-Grade 2 art room, I took a new position in the school next door, which is Grades 3-5. I absolutely love it. Here are some signs and posters I
Main Idea and Details Passages and Activities
Use for differentiated progress. Once printed as a 'foldable', stick in books to chart progress/plenary/exit detail
Scaling Up Candy Wrappers
The 7th grade teachers at my school decided to do a fun candy wrapper project right before winter break. Students brought in a candy wrapper and we drew a centimeter grid over the wrapper. It works well if you tape the wrapper on centimeter grid paper so students can easily draw straight lines. After they grid their wrapper then each student decided on a scale factor to enlarge their wrapper. I encouraged students to go larger than a scale factor of 5 so image was a decent size. Students…