Steps to Research (Anchor Chart Thursdays!!)
I am so excited about this anchor chart because it demonstrates the idea that I FINALLY figured out how to teach students HOW TO DO research! It is such an important skill, and when I searched the internet for how others were teaching it, I just wasn't finding any that worked for me. I decided that if I teach specific steps to research, and guide my students as much as I can then when they are older, they can fall back on the steps and use materials, books, etc in any way that works for…
The Benefits of Project-based Learning (And Why it Rules!)
There are many project-based learning benefits. This post covers why project based learning is so powerful, and how to get started using it.
Genius Hour Resource Pack
Have you been wanting to try Genius Hour in your classroom? Do you know everything about it but don't know how to organize your lessons or the unit? Here is a handy resource pack that is a step-by-step guide to make Genius Hour run a little bit more smoothly in your classroom.
Growth Mindset: The importance of "YET"!
An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.
Turn Genius Hour Into Genius Year
Turn Genius Hour Into Genius Year http://www.edutopia.org/blog/genius-hour-into-genius-year-jennifer-berstein?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog-genius-hour-into-genius-year