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Open-Ended Math Tasks

A powerful, effective and easy way to differentiate in math is through open-ended tasks.  Open-ended math tasks teach your students valuable mathemat ...

Pull and Peek Book

Creating exciting published projects is a great way for students to celebrate and share their writing. This pull and peek book is a winner with studen ...

Aurasma in the Elementary Classroom

Aurasma is a super exciting augmented reality app which can be used in a variety of  elementary school projects. Aurasma combines the real-world wit ...

How to Create and Use QR Codes in The Classroom

There are many innovative and exciting ways to use QR codes in the classroom. A Quick Response code is a digital image similar to a bar code that can ...

Effective Number Talks in Grades K-5

A number talk is a short daily routine that helps students develop mental math skills, practice computational fluency and learn how to talk about mat ...

Informational Reading and Writing with Adventure Brochures

Here is an exciting informational reading activity. Collect a variety of adventure brochures from hotel lobbies and tourist centers. You can also enco ...

Earth Day Writing Project

Here is a super fun Earth Day writing project. This book is made from a cube style tissue box. Students can write ways to take care of the Earth insi ...