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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Liz Gibbs has created a flipchart of place value resources, which you can download from Promethean Planet. In her latest Planet blog post, Liz walks through the various resources in the flipchart, which you can slot into your existing place value lessons.
Mathematics blogger Pat Verhoeven explores the topic of shapes and polygons, providing quality activities that can be supported by the new State Common Standards and incorporated into your lessons.
Twitter is one of the 21st century's most talked about professional development tools. Make the most of it by following Tony Parkin's guide to tracking down the educators who are most relevant to your interests.
Learning fractions can be one of the hardest concepts for students to understand. However, whether teaching the new Common Core Standards or not, Pat Verhoeven is sharing some of her favorite supporting resources for teaching students all about fractions.
Anne Price begins a list of strategies to develop independent learning in mathematics. The first tools she recommends trying are de Bono's Direct Attention Thinking Tools (DATT)TM and Belle Wallace's TASC wheel. Help Anne's list grow by adding suggestions of your own!
Who doesn't love a little extra acknowledgement for a job well done? Planet Super User Tabitha Savage shares great ideas to encourage and reward your students without draining your pocket!