Category Archives: Lesson Plans
Perhaps the more appropriate title for this blog post would be “all I really need to know about learning with technology I learned from Mrs. Cassidy’s blog.” Kathy Cassidy has maintained a class blog for quite a few years where she helps the rest of the world understand that technology is just a natural way … Read more
This month the Teqsplorers are visiting the Large Hadron Collider to help us learn how to find circumference and radius as well as study the behavior of quarks. You can join the Teqsplorers and download interactive lessons on these topics for SMART Notebook, RM Easiteach, and ActivInspire from our Educator Resource Center.
In the … Read more
Pi is an extremely interesting number, and the day to celebrate it is 3/14. The continuing pop culture references to Pi are evidence of the love people have for Math, and Math’s most widely known constant. Author of the Life of Pi, Yann Martel, said this of his choice of the name “Pi” for … Read more
This month the Teqsplorers travel to Mexico for a visit to the Mayan Pyramids to learn about the Earth’s rotation and revolution as well as measuring volume. You can join the Teqsplorers and download interactive lessons on these topics for SMART Notebook, RM Easiteach, and ActivInspire from our Educator Resource Center.
Mayan Rotation and … Read more
This month the Teqsplorers travel to Asia for a visit to Mongolia to learn how to Find Fossils and Calculate Half Life. You can join the Teqsplorers and download interactive lessons on these topics for SMART Notebook, RM Easiteach, and ActivInspire from our Educator Resource Center.
Finding Fossils, for high school students, covers … Read more
It wasn’t that long ago that many teachers were working to design a lesson plan template that they could easily fill in using some sort of software. It made life a little simpler and, because plans were stored on the computer, it saved us from purchasing a new plan book every year. Now, there are a number … Read more
TED-Ed is a platform where educators can find videos, many of which are the result of collaborations between teachers and animators, to supplement and enrich their core curriculum. Teachers using Ted-Ed can select any educational video to create a customized lesson, and choose whether to share it publicly or privately, tracking its impact on their students or … Read more
1. Use Fluid Math to teach acceleration due to gravity. The video below shows how FluidMath’s Animation feature allows you to write a function (such as ay= – 9.8t2) that describes an object’s motion, and then run a simulation of the movement along a path.
2. Use Algodoo to simulate the ascent … Read more
Create SMART Table lessons with the first installment of our elearning program!
This free online PD will guide participants through the creation of a complete SMART Table lesson that can be used in an elementary science classroom.
Participants will learn the basics of using the SMART Table, specifically using the SMART Table Toolkit to develop … Read more
- Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
- Refer to details and examples in a text