This powerpoint is connected to my "Exploring and creating masks: an art unit," but could be used independently of the unit. It takes students through an exploration of various masks used around the world. Guiding reflection questions encourage
I consider it part of a teacher's job to teach and encourage life skills, such as organization. Last year I was so tired of pulling each individual student aside who had a messy, disorganized desk that I created this tool, a visual alert with a
This is a full art unit on the role of masks in various cultures throughout the world. Each day of the unit plan students will be given a short lesson to introduce them to the type of mask being studied then they will re-create a mask by using
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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This rubric is a quick and easy way to assess Powerpoint presentations in any subject. Written in student-friendly language, your student will know exactly what you expect of them and exactly where they need improvement.
Using a highlighter or pen
Use this comprehensive MATH ASSESSMENT RUBRIC as a clear and straightforward way to assess what your students can do.
These teacher/self and peer assessment tools ...
- are in straightforward, student- and family-friendly language
- include a
This resource is all you need to run a self-sufficient and effective spelling program in your classroom. Included in the document is instructions for how I run my spelling program, useful websites for acquiring diagnostic assessments and spelling
This checklist easily meshes with any math program to ensure that you are keeping ongoing data collection of your students' abilities. It also looks great when used in performance appraisals with administrators!
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Using this tool will help your students to manage their own behaviour while they work towards a reward and work to avoid a consequence. This piece can be displayed in the classroom or a smaller version could be taped onto the child's desk. The
This is a great resource for teaching students how to create neat, clean, and informative Powerpoint (or Keynotes) presentations.
This 21-slide presentation explains how to setup a presentation so that the audience stays engaged and isn't
Do you have a student who struggles with organization and taking responsibility for himself and his learning materials? Do you have a student who repeatedly returns to your class to retrieve that missing agenda or water bottle? These students need
Do you use the three-part math lesson?
Are you experimenting with inquiry- or discovery-based learning in your classroom?
Do you need a clear and straightforward way to discuss your math program (including assessment, evaluation, and
Math, Professional Development, For Administrators
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Use these classroom activities to encourage your students to be respectful, attentive listeners. By explicitly teaching the strategies for attentive listening (making eye contact, waiting until the speaker is finished, etc.), students are better
This assessment booklet is connected to my "Exploring and creating masks: an art unit." Students apply their learnings from the unit to new pieces of art. This is a great booklet to give in stages throughout the unit to check for understanding or at