North Magoffin Elementary
Skype with North Carolina Aquarium
Mr. Tackett’s 6th grade students recently took a virtual field trip to an Aquarium at Fort Fisher, North Carolina via ‘Skype in the Classroom’ to learn about Alligators. Skype’s education program breaks down classroom walls and allows children to be a part of experiences from aro…[Read more]
I agree with Rebecca about bringing back these teaching skills for writing and researching, and yes, students should be taught cursive writing! We also are lacking in teaching civics – most young adults today have little or no knowledge of the congress, local government, ethics, the amendments to the Constitution, how laws are made or changed,…[Read more]
There’s an App for That!
As a first year teacher coming home to the mountains to teach in an area where I grew up, was a privilege. I hadn’t been inside of an Eastern Kentucky elementary school, since I had been enrolled myself. Things had definitely changed. Going from every piece of technology I could imagine at my fingertips, to a classroom w…[Read more]
Do you receive emails from our state supervisor Kathy Mansfield? She sends out excellent ideas. I have to work on these too!
Have you checked out http://www.teacherspayteachers.com yet? It’s great!
[bpfb_link url=’http://www.teacherspayteachers.com’ title=’TeachersPayTeachers.com – An Open Marketplace for Original Lesson Plans and Other Teaching Resources’ image=”]TeachersPayTeachers.com — 1,700,000+ free and priced teaching resources created by teachers for instant download…[Read more]
Interesting article on the importance of play in childhood education!
[bpfb_link url=’http://www.naeyc.org/play’ title=’Play and Children's Learning | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC’ image=”] Assessing and Scaffolding Make Believe Play: Mature make-believe play provides unique learning opportunities
All of my students have been using iCurio. They love it and I love it too! I know that what they search for is a good and safe resource.