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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Each new year brings new lessons and resources to share and use in
your classroom. In this article, we will highlight the top free and
publisher created lessons for 2012.
As this year comes to a close, the Planet Editorial Team shares some of their favorite moments of 2012.
It's always hard setting up a new area or starting a new topic from scratch. There are so many websites on the Internet now to help us. Planet’s Early Years expert, Lorraine Munro recommends ten of her favourites that have helped when she’s been wracking her brains to get started with a new topic.
User, Tabitha Savage, returns to the Planet blog with more new strategies to
incorporate into your mathematics class. None of the suggestions are wildly revolutionary,
but rather small changes you can make that may greatly impact your students'
overall depth of conceptual knowledge. Give them a go and watch your students
Division is one of the areas of mathematics children come into school being able to do and leave confused and not able to complete age appropriate division problems. Mathematics blogger, Liz Gibbs, tackles some of the common problems children encounter and suggests how to tackle them. Plus, follow the link in the article to Liz’s latest free flipchart ‘Devious Division’.
Fancy using infographics in your
classroom, but don't know where to start? This article by Planet Web Editor,
Joe Lambert, reviews some of the great options that are available for FREE on
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.