It is important to plan engaging health lesson plans for middle school students that go beyond worksheets. Students need to see the value of the information they are learning and relate it to their daily lives. I have compiled a list of engaging middle school health lesson plans that will
Making science class engaging does not have to be a challenge, learn 10 different ways to have fun in class. Science is one of those subjects that it seems students either love or hate. Often, science is one of those subjects where students sit at a desk, read a textbook
I love to celebrate holidays in my English classroom! For Halloween, I always teach Halloween-themed lessons and dress up in a fun costume. But it’s not always easy to think of good teacher costumes that are both creative and appropriate. So I made this list for inspiration. Here are 21 book-themed
September 30 is known as Orange Shirt Day. This day is for raising awareness about the true history of residential schools in Canada. The Canadian government has also made it the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This blog post contains information about resources for Orange Shirt Day that can
Teaching a split grade class is not an easy feat. There are usually two different curriculums to cover, parental and student expectations, as well as always feeling like you are behind. During my teaching career, I have taught grade 7/8 a few times. My first time teaching a split grade
These virtual teaching tips will hopefully help you plan for fully remote virtual teaching or hybrid learning. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges for all of us, but the challenges of online/virtual teaching for educators have been momentous. For some of us, teaching in this way may have been
Creative student projects can be a challenge to plan when students are very accustomed to creating slideshows. Microsoft first released an official version of PowerPoint to the world in 1990. By the mid-1990s, Microsoft Office was available for use in classrooms and by the early 2000s, over 95% of public
It is important for students to stop and think about the materials they are reading. The say something teaching strategy gives students time to think about their reading material and share those thoughts with their peers. How Does This Strategy Work? Place students in groups of two to three students.