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Review Games - These are games that you can use with your class to review content in a fun way! source

Early Finishers - We all have students who ask the question " I'm finished! Now what should I do?" Here is a collection of ideas to help out with those early finishers. source

Morning Work - Whether you have 10 minutes or 30 minutes in the mornings, here are some ideas to keep the kids learning while you tend to other important details. source

Explicit Teaching - How explicit are you in your teaching? Are you setting goals and making connections for your students? Are you creating learners that love to learn?source




99 Ways to Say Very Good - Dont get in a rut! Here are lots of ways to give a verbal pat on the back source

ADD in the Classroom: Using Worksheets - Suggestions on using worksheets successfully with ADD students source

ALPS - Understanding all that is worthwhile in education is much like climbing the Alps! This website provides information and activities to help teachers with the latest innovations and thinking source

Daily Activity Card Archive - Daily skills practice. All set to go! These activities review language and math skills, third grade and up. There is also a record keeping sheet available source

Designing Resource-based Internet Projects - Things to consider while planning research projects. Includes information about skills students will need as well as ways to make the path to research easier source

Developing Teaching Style - Things to consider while developing your own teaching style source

Games and Puzzles - This collection of games includes skill review games as well as those froma variety of cultures.Many include downloads of gameboards and pattern pieces source

Games that teach - Brief descriptions of 10 favorite classroom review games including Baseball, Tic Tac Toe Bingo, and Around The World source

Higher Order Thinking Strategies for the Classroom - This article discusses may aspects of encouraging the use of higher order thinking skills in the classroom. Questioning strategies, use of Blooms Taxonomy, and promoting higher order thinking in writing are all covered source

Interactive Classroom Resources - Here are interactive practice sessions, games and quizzes for many subject areas. These give students immediate feedback and are fun too! These are said to be source

Items for Teacher Show and Tell - Ideas for using brief moments of time and interesting items to teach and fascinate students source

Jigsaw Strategy - This article explains the cooperative learning strategy of "Jigsaw." The example used shows how this strategy might be used in a Middle school science class source

Journals - discussion of effective use of journals for instruction and assessment source

Kids Games - Not sure how to play a game? Kids arguing over rules? Here is a database of many childrens games and the rules that guide them source

Modifications - Here is a list fo 52 modifications you can make in the classroom. Testing and presentation modifications as well as ways to make the classroom more "student friendly" source

Parent Send-Home Pages - Activities in all elementary content areas to print off and send home. These could be enrichment projects and help get parents involved with the classroom source

Planning Mini-Lessons - A check list of things to consider when planning for effective mini-lessons. Considerations of content, methods and learners strengths are included source

Products - Thisgs to consider when assigning a product as a project. Includes using products as an assessment tool source

QUILT Wait Time Test - An online quiz to remind ( or teach) teachers about the benefits of "wait time" in the classroom source

Review Games - Review skills and concepts in an enjoyable way. The rules for games such as "football" and Jeopardy are provided. These games are great sponge activities also source

Some Quickies on What Works - Quick ideas for effective teaching strategies in different subject areas. Included are tips for Reading, Science and Math , Writing and Student Motivation source

Songs for Use in the EFL or ESL Classroom - Using songs to teach basic concepts. This page includes the word for many childhood songs and new lyrics for familiar tunes to help teach new ideas source

Study Guides and Strategies - This very thorough guide to study skills should be a real help to students and teachers. It includes note taking, test preparedness, test taking skills and much more source

Tactics that Encourage Active Learning - Here is a list of ideas that encouraging critical thinking and active learning in your students source

Teaching Tips Index - Tips and tips and tips! These are indexed into categories such as difficult behaviors, dealing with stress and teaching techniques source

The Shared Inquiry Model - This is an online slide show that explains the Shared Inquiry model of instruction.In addition to the definitions provided, there is a sequence of questioning strategies as well as rules for discussion within the model source

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