By Teachers, For Teachers
Everyday is an adventure teaching in the ZooKids classroom at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. As I open the door to my classroom, I’m greeted by a cast of animal characters…chinchillas (princess diamond sparkle and chula), a turtle, two salamanders, one frog, two rabbits, and even a bearded dragon lizard.
Keep the Common Core. Great expectations lead to great accomplishments. The Common Core sets the bar high.
Every teacher has those times when you need five minutes to take attendance, talk to a colleague, or answer a call from the office. Try these tips so your students aren't sitting around. Use Your Room Décor - Try using your room decorations to keep students occupied. One high school teacher covered the wall around her blackboard with quotes from literature and famous people. Any time she needed five minutes, she asked students to choose a quote and write about it.
Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry. They are wrong. K-12 teachers have taken advantage of Twitter’s format to keep their classes engaged and up-to-date on the latest technologies. The following projects provide you and your students with 50 ways to incorporate Twitter into important and lasting lessons.
In the first of TeachHUB's "School Adventures" series, North Carolina's Andrews Aviation Academy's first graduating class of future pilots and engineers are celebrated. GREENSBORO, NC - High school graduates across the country will be told the sky’s the limit this spring but for 23 students in North Carolina it’s quite literal.