We’re welcoming Gay Miller to the blog today. She’s sharing her tips on making interactive notebooks more manageable, which she’s gleaned from many years of using them in her own instruction. She also includes pricing tips, so by the time you finish her post, you should be ready to run out and get started yourself! Hands-on teaching has always been my preferred style, so when
This “simple machines” foldable (petal book) will help your students identify 6 different simple machines that are used in our every day life to make work easier. This resource may be used with students from 3rd grade to 5th grade. Whole group, small groups or individual instruction.This resource is adapted to address different learning styles and was tested in my classroom.
Direct Variation This chart simplifies the idea. Then this year I was talking with another teacher who wondered why we call the rate of change "k" in a direct variation and then "m" in the next chapter for linear equations. Duh..why didn't I think of this? For a kid that is already confused with math and using letters, we shouldn't be changing up letters like that when it's really the same idea. So I nixed the k this year and just stuck with y = mx as the equation
This article shares Keys to a Successful Science Interactive Notebook which will help you and your students organize, maintain and ENJOY this learning tool throughout the school year. Nitty Gritty Science