The activities included in this ebook are appropriate for students in grades 4-6. They provide experiences in working with data and making predictions, which can be correlated to the areas of Science and Mathematics. The activities may be done in sequence to explore many aspects of making predictions, or may be done separately to illustrate one aspect of the data collection and prediction process.
Part of doing well in school is being able to apply good study skills. Learning how to study, take tests and write great reports are all important to a successful school career. In this ebook we'll take a look at ways teachers and parents can help students develop good study skills, be better test takers, and use research skills to enhance learning.
Homework...does that word make you cringe?
Homework is probably the most talked about idea in education today. Is it an unnecessary waste of energy for student and parents, or a useful tool for teachers?
This ebook is a guide for reading The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. It is written for students ages 10-12. These lessons can be used by homeschoolers as part of a homeschool curriculum or by students who just want to be guided as they read a really great book. It can also be used by teachers who may be teaching this book to their classes, since it includes many great teaching ideas!
Time is a fascinating subject, and one that offers many opportunities for learning, both for those just starting out with telling time, to more advanced ideas like time zones, time telling devices and telling time by the sun and stars. This ebook includes lesson ideas on basic time telling, reading analog and digital clocks, 24-hour clocks, the reasons for seasons, and much more.
This book is a how-to guide for kids who want to become better writers, for teachers looking for ideas for their classrooms, and for parents who want to help their children become better writers at home. In it you will learn about the writing process, do some fun writing activities and practice the four basic types of writing.
The genres of expository writing and persuasion are covered in this book. Each lesson has a description of the writing genre, how to practice in class, teaching ideas, and ways to display student work. Lessons on bookmaking and publishing are included. Great for writing teachers and homeschoolers.
Are you an elementary grade teacher looking for some ideas for teaching writing to your class? Are you a new teacher, just getting started and hoping to add some ideas to your "bag of tricks?" Are you a homeschool parent wanting to enhance the writing skills that you are teaching your child? Or are you someone who just loves kids and writing? If so, this book is for you.
Very cute and descriptive ebook on how to make a lapbook. This step by step instruction guide is great for homeschoolers, primary grade teachers and parents just looking for a project to do with their children! Great buy at 99 cents! Has lots of excellent info!
What a great book! Fontichiaro takes the Smashwords style and publishing guidelines and applies those to classroom use. She includes chapters on formatting, cover creation and downloading the finished product.
How terrific to be able to create class anthologies that are available to all students and their families in digital form!
The ebook is a quick read and great resource for both classroom use, and for anyone publishing on Smashwords!
OK - those of us who have been teaching for a while can remember plenty of mistakes we made when we were starting out - all in the name of our inexperience, our excitement and our commitment to our new careers.
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres has taken the mistakes she made during her first year of teaching and turned them into a humorous look at all of the ways good teachers can go wrong. All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching...and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too is open and honest - a quick read that is very enjoyable and not the least bit "preachy"!
This book is an excellent resource for the new teacher, and a fun read for us veterans as well. Read it, laugh, and learn. I'm betting you'll see yourself in many of the situations Ayres describes - and appreciate her candid advice on how to do better the next time.