Category Archives: Elementary School

Taking Notes- Summarizing Information- 2nd Grade Style

2nd Graders have moved on from their Maps and Globes unit to learning about communities. Their investigation started out with looking at a map of our planet Earth at night….

Map Skills on the SmartBoard

2nd Grade is off to a great start in the school year. They are exploring maps and globes. Why are maps useful? When do you use a globe instead of…

SmartBoard and Calendar Times

The very talented Jane Cassette has created a wonderful SmartBoard notebook file for her Kindergarten class. She wanted to create a way to make her daily calendar time more interactive…

Using Chat Rooms As a Tool in the Classsroom

I believe that we need to teach our students to be able to extract information from a variety of sources. They do not only need to be able to read…

Inspirational Teaching- Inspired Learning

Kindergarten teachers at my school proved this past week that they are a team of AMAZING teachers. I am in awe the way they : worked as a team were…