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Higher Order Thinking

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Education using Common Core Standards and innovative thinking

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Virtual Gallery Walk with Clickable Menu + Buttons: Google Slides

Engage your students from behind a screen with this unique, interactive gallery walk template with "clickable" buttons. These buttons create an engaging, student-centered experience. The hard work of creating the slides and linking the buttons is done for you, so all you have to do is insert your ow...

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Digital Beat the Teacher

Beat the Teacher games are a great way to encourage positive behavior in the classroom. Here are a few digital beat the teacher versions that will allow you to incorporate these beat the teacher games into your virtual classrooms or brick-and-mortar classrooms. In a virtual classroom, simply share y...

Are you using podcasts in your classroom yet? There are LOTS of benefits of using podcasts in your classroom with your students! Foster reflective thinking with this FREEBIE and start using podcasts with your students today! Teaching Technology, Educational Technology, Teaching Tools, Teacher Resources, Technology Tools, Teacher Freebies, Teachers Toolbox, Music Teachers, Teaching Gifted Students

Using Podcasts in the Classroom - Teach Create Motivate

Podcasts in the classroom are so fun and engaging! Have you jumped on the podcast train yet?! I have a great system for using podcasts in the classroom...

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Back to School Activities for Teens

Pokemon Go was all the rage in 2016. Fortnite in 2017. You get where we are going with this! Getting back into the swing of things of a new school year can be tricky, but we can help! An easy way to connect with your students is to make your back-to-school lessons relevant and relatable. How can you do this? We have compiled a list of several ways that you can easily incorporate teen trends into your back-to-school lessons for the first few weeks (or anytime!) of the year. Most teens love…

Back to School and Beginning of the Year Logic Games and Brain Busters I created these logic and brain games as a fun activity to give to your students at the start of the year (or anytime for enrichment.) The games are back-to-school-themed and ask your 5th Grade Activities, Critical Thinking Activities, First Day Of School Activities, First Day School, Critical Thinking Skills, 5th Grade Math, Beginning Of School, Third Grade, Sixth Grade

How to Sharpen Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills - Young Teacher Love

For the most part, reasoning, deducing, inferring, and critical thinking are not skills that come naturally to our students. Rather, they must be nurtured and developed. We want our students to become critical thinkers so they can reason and apply logic to solve novel problems throughout their lives. These skills will set them up to […]

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Historical Fiction for the Middle School Classroom

Historical fiction is great both in and outside of the classroom. While teaching about important parts of history, they often provoke deep discussion while asking difficult questions. Here are five historical fiction novels perfect for middle schoolers. Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson Fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook must fight for her own survival in this poignant historical novel. Philadelphia has become overrun by yellow fever, and fatalities continue to build. Students will become…

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Back to School Activities High School

Teach students to use They Say, I Say summary and response essay writing to join academic conversation. These questions will help students be successful…

How To Make Any Worksheet Into an Escape Room in the Classroom - Teach Every Day - General School Ideas - New education Classroom Games, Classroom Management, Google Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Project Management, Classroom Inspiration, Classroom Resources, Escape Room Puzzles, Room Escape Games

Make Any Worksheet Into an Escape Room in the Classroom -

An escape room in the classroom is a super fun way to engage your students in any topic. Make one easily with the worksheet you already have!

Whether you're brand-new to block scheduling or you've been doing it for years, these strategies will have you handling those 90 minutes like a boss. - Cult of Pedagogy Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Instructional Technology, High School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Flipped Classroom, English Classroom

Making the Most of a 90-Minute Class | Cult of Pedagogy

Whether you're brand-new to block scheduling or you've been doing it for years, these strategies will have you handling those 90 minutes like a boss.

Poetry March Madness for Secondary ELA Poetry March Madness Packet for middle school and high school ELA with brackets, poems, rubrics, short answers, and more! Everything you need to implement poetry March Madness in your classroom. Ela Classroom, Middle School Classroom, English Classroom, Future Classroom, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Themes, Middle School Reading

March Madness Poet vs Poet Packet with poems, rubrics, short answers, and more! | Teaching poetry, M

Are your students bored of poetry? Get kids excited with Poet vs Poet March Madness. Students read poems in competitive match ups, rating the poem quality based on the meaning, mood, form, and language the poet uses. Students learn to analyze poetry, and they become obsessed with their favorite poem...

Graphic Novels for Kids Grade—and up!) A list of the best graphic novels for kids ages 7 and up.A list of the best graphic novels for kids ages 7 and up. Kids Reading Books, Books For Boys, Childrens Books, Reading Lists, Reading Resources, Reading Room, 3rd Grade Books, 4th Grade Reading, Third Grade

Fantastic Graphic Novels for Kids (3-5th Grade—and up!)

A list of graphic novels for kids in 3-6th grade that parents will love seeing their kids read. Meaningful stories and great illustrations make great books!

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Best escape room house party ever? Maybe.

These escape room kits claim to be the easiest way to be an escape room designer for a night. Turns out they're pretty good.

Guaranteed to inspire kids of all ages, these 10 TEDTalks make the perfect jumping off point for opening discussion about growth mindset at home or school. Growth Mindset Videos: 10 TEDTalks to Share With Your Students Growth Mindset Videos, Growth Mindset Book, Growth Mindset For Kids, Growth Mindset Activities, Social Emotional Learning, Social Skills, Coping Skills, Life Skills, Social Work

Growth Mindset Videos: 10 Inspiring TEDTalks to Share With Your Kids

Guaranteed to inspire kids of all ages, these 10 TEDTalks make the perfect jumping off point for opening discussion about growth mindset at home or school.

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How to Make Google Keep Headers

Add a touch of fun to your Google Keep by adding some cute headers! In this tutorial, you will learn how to quickly make your own. Here are the ones I made f...

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Game Templates for Jamboard in Spanish, French, & English

JAMBOARD, Google's digital white board, will skyrocket class participation whether in your virtual or hybrid classroom with these engaging games.There are three Jamboard game templates (in Spanish, French, and English) that will give empower your students to participate. These templates will be a ti...

This critical thinking activity is all about getting your students to think deeper and to synthesize in your elementary classrooms! Students will love this engaging activity! Critical Thinking Activities, Critical Thinking Skills, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Schools, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tips, College Teaching, Teaching Art, Teaching English

Forced Relationships

This critical thinking activity is all about getting your students to think deeper and to synthesize in your elementary classrooms via forced relationships!