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Verbal Expressions Mobile

What we needed: colored paper, white paper, string, single hole punch, string/yarn/fishing wire, wire hanger, paperclip (to connect to ceiling) Another option for hanging is to use straws, connect them to form a circle, and hang items from them. Not … Continue reading

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Tower Building Activity

I decided to do this because this year I am focusing on incorporating more 21st Century Skills into activities and assignments.  EdLeader21 has been a great resource for ideas.  To assess my students abilities with the 4Cs, I used a “Tower Building” task … Continue reading

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Geometry TicTacToe

What we needed: just paper for the kids to do the work When I did it: I do this activity after studying and practicing with angles, quadrilateral relationships, and similar vs congruent figures How it went: This activity has a variety of levels … Continue reading

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Broken Squares Activity

This is the first year that I have done this activity with my kids.  I decided to do this because this year I am focusing on incorporating more 21st Century Skills into activities and assignments.  EdLeader21 has been a great … Continue reading

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Integer Station Activity

Updated!! Stations are a great way to get kids to practice a skill in a fun way.  A middle schooler won’t work for an hour straight on math, but break it up into 5-10 minute chunks of different activities and … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Stations are Super Fun

Stations are a staple in my classroom.  I try to do a full class period (1.5 hrs) of stations once a week.  I think of them as a way for students to get a lot of practice in a concept … Continue reading

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Silent Football

Silent Football is the best game known to man. Ok… maybe that is an exaggeration. In my classroom, Silent Football is loved. It is cherished, and it has spawned many inside jokes within my class as well as many “Ms. … Continue reading

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