Monthly Archives: March 2012

Start with Exploration

New materials, manipulatives, books, globes and much more are fun to share with students. So, save yourself time and frustration and spend your first minutes with free exploration. Let the students investigate the materials on their own for several minutes before you try to use them. Why? Curiosity. Until student time for exploration is  allowed,… Read More »

Organizing a Project: Ideas #1 and 2

Providing a variety of ways that students can ‘show what they know’ makes  projects more interesting and allows for more creativity. Label the first two Tic-Tac-Toe and BINGO. Tic-Tac-Toe A tic-tac-toe board sets out six components. Students select 3-in-a-row to complete one ‘win’ in this X’s and O’s game turned into a set of requirements.… Read More »