Here are some of the public notes of most commented upon items from the book I coauthored Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds. You do have to make your notes public to make posts, but I think that highlights may share whether or not they are public. I like to see the things that resonate.
These are complete mini-topics that are a week's worth of activities and lesson plans on each topic for ages 4-11. This pulls together lesson plans, interactive whiteboard resources, and printables and will be helpful for teachers in a tight or who need to quickly emphasize a topic where they know students have problems.
These are practice games to give students to practice skills including mental math and phonics.
Here are teaching tools that you can use to teach a topic. From piggy banks to teach money to number lines. This is a must use site for elementary teachers.
I love this activity finder at TES iBoard. They have more than 700 free activities that you can use with your Interactive white board for ages 4-11. You can search by topic. If you have an interactive whiteboard, you should use this site. A subscription lets you easily share the activities with your pupils and they can access them anywhere without a log on. That is very useful.
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