Learner Response Systems
This group is for all teachers in all subjects K-12, to share their ideas and successes of using Learner Response Systems as well as other creative uses in the classroom.
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Photosynthesis, sodium bicarbonate, velocity, and metamorphic rocks; Science has a lot of vocabulary and to students it can feel like learning a foreign language. In this article, Sarah Ratelis shares how she teaches her students difficult science vocabulary, and asks for your input on what works and what doesn't in your classroom.
Teaching the scientific method and getting students to understand variables in the secondary classroom can be challenging. In her latest Teachers' Lounge article, Sarah Ratelis shares how she walks her students through the process of writing a proper hypothesis and then drawing conclusions.
Get your students out of their chairs, moving around, and learning! Retired mathematics teacher Pat Verhoeven shares a few of her favorite "active" activities for teaching measurement, perimeter, and area.
Find out what the key is to getting students to master tough science vocabulary. From musical raps to a game of Pictionary, middle school science teacher Sarah Ratelis shares more creative strategies for teaching science terminology to students.
In her latest article from the Teachers' Lounge, retired teacher Pat Verhoeven shares several web-based activities and tools for teaching students of all ages about graphing.
As we ring in the new year, now is the perfect time to take a trip back in time and look at the most popular resources on Planet. See which lessons, resource packs and publisher titles were downloaded the most in 2011. Did we leave one of your favorites off the list? Leave a comment and tell us about it!