Second grade teachers share their experiences with Math Out of the Box

29th September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

  Share your experiences with Math out of the Box for Second Grade below. This grade level pack includes 5 Teacher’s guides to cover all of your math strands: Developing Algebraic Thinking: Collecting and Sorting Developing Geometric Logic: Rows and Columns Developing Measurement Benchmarks: Large and Small Developing Number Concepts: More and Less   Teachers, » Read More

University of Connecticut explores Energy, Machines,and Motion from STC Secondary

29th September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 6 Comments

 On September 22, 2010 Carolina Curriculum spent the day working with the pre-service teachers at the University of Connecticut.  Katie Arace, Regional Manager for Carolina Curriculum and Jim Smoyer, worked with the professors at the university to help put inquiry materials and resources that are necessary in the hands of future teachers.  Carolina Curriculum believes that the » Read More

Explore the life cycle of a butterfly

29th September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 1 Comment

This great video is a wonderful supplement to view when teaching about life cycles of butterflies.  After watching the video, ask your students to blog about what they learned, what they already know, and what they want to find out more about using the reply box below.  Submit student work samples, notebook entries, and photos directly » Read More

First grade teachers share their experiences with Math Out of the Box

14th September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

  Share your experiences with Math out of the Box for First Grade below. This grade level pack  includes 5 Teacher’s guides to cover all of your math strands. Algebra and Data Analysis: Together and Apart Geometry: Symmetry and Shapes Measurement: Up and Down Number Concepts and Probability: Families and Facts     Teachers, use » Read More

Kindergarten teachers share their experiences with Math Out of the Box

10th September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Share your experiences with Math out of the box for Kindergarten below. This grade level pack includes 5 Teacher’s guides to cover all of your math strands: Algebra and Data Analysis: Rhythm and Design Geometry: Towers and Trails Measurement: Over and Under Number Concepts and Probability: Like and Unlike         Teachers, use » Read More

Teach the skeletal system with owl pellets! Our top ten things to promote science safety.

2nd September, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 3 Comments

Owl Pellets in the Classroom: Safety Guidelines The dissection of owl pellets provides a valuable learning experience for students at all grade levels. The following guidelines will help to ensure that this activity is done in a safe fashion. 1. Use sterilized owl pellets, such as those sold by Carolina Biological Supply Company. Owl pellets » Read More