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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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.
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!
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.
This month, mathematics blogger, Liz Gibbs, walks you through a flipchart packed with number problems and puzzles for you to share with your students. The flipchart can be downloaded for free from Promethean Planet. It is easy to adapt to the needs of your students and you will find problems and puzzles for all children from the age of 5 to 11 years old.
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.
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.
Looking for mathematics projects to do with your elementary and middle school students? Pat Verhoeven shares two projects and supporting resources that are perfect for getting students excited about math class.