Developing Geometric Logic with MOOTB: Building with 3-D Shapes

1st December, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Lesson Submitted by Shannon Graham Engage: allows students to make connections between past and present learning experiences and also provides a natural pre-assessment for both the teacher and the student.  (Lowery, 1998; Wolfe, 2001). Investigate: implies that understanding cannot be imposed on the learner, but instead is developed progressively by the learner, beginning with concrete and » Read More

Teach measurement using non-standard units with Pumpkin S.T.E.M.

30th November, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Michelin teams up with 4K (4 year old kindergarten) for “Ready 4 Reading” that integrates Math and Science. Submitted by: Shannon Graham and Amanda Graves Kindergarten Teachers Greenville, South Carolina Michelin’s Customer Service Department at National Headquarters in Greenville, SC has partnered with the 4 year old classrooms at East North Street Academy of Math » Read More

Teaching the food chain/food webs in a biology classroom

23rd March, 2010 - Posted by Teacher - 1 Comment

Teaching food chain/ food webs Submitted by Robin Dahman (Biology teacher in Lorain, Ohio) Materials: yarn, toy plastic animals, scissors, large styrofoam ball, yellow spray paint, eager students Students struggle to make the connections between memorized vocabulary and application of that vocabulary.  I have come up with a fun and interactive way to teach the » Read More