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Celebrating Halloween with Ideas from Our Teachers

  This week, we want to share some great ideas for celebrating Halloween from teachers following us on Instagram. @firstgradedualadventures shared a great idea to engage students with six Halloween stations, creating awesome and fun art projects.  @kristinbertie shared a great way to motivate students about writing. Who doesn’t love

Rethinking Science Teaching and Learning

I am inclined to believe that science is not learned using textbooks, study guides, worksheets, or tests.  Rather, I think science is learned by thinking, processing information, constructing models, doing laboratory activities, and testing theories.  When I think of my science learning in elementary school, I remember reading about science