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Coding on the Back
It is puzzle time, but your students work multiple puzzles on the same table. Which makes cleanup a real bear. Which pieces go into which boxes? Ms. Smith has the answer to this organizational and cleanup nightmare.
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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Fill in the last few minutes of each day with this game that makes questions easy to ask (great for you!) but the answers something to think about (great for students!).
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Crossword Puzzle Software
I make crossword puzzles using Crossword Studio. The advantage to this program compared to other crossword makers that I've tried in the past is that this one allows longer clues, you can easily chang...
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Daily Brain Stretcher
Ms. Jury’s 2-minute warm up activity is based on the game Junior Outburst. Discover how she uses it to boost creative thinking, promote cooperative learning, and prepare students for the main lesson.
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Date/Equation Challenge
Challenge your students express today’s date as a mathematical equation. Students will be excited to solve this daily math puzzle, you’ll love seeing them do it, and Ms. Medbery will show you how.
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Learning Centers
When a handful of my students finish their work ahead of the class, I return to the idea first encountered 20 years ago as a beginning teacher: instructional centers. Varying the centers to focus more...
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Puzzle Reading
Ms. Fraser found a wonderful way to help her students to read more carefully. She creates pre-reading puzzle activities that take students on a journey through the assigned reading.
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Puzzles
I buy puzzles that relate to the subject I am teaching. For example if I'm teaching World Geography, I buy a map of the world. I keep one puzzle out at a time and tell the students they may only work ...
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Puzzles for Process
I use puzzles as an introductory activity for setting up cooperative groups, or starting a new unit. I find it builds thinking skills, cooperation, and self analysis/reflection. I use puzzle for each ...
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Teaching Thinking Skills
I gather puzzlers and problems from the Internet, middle school math magazines, old textbooks and other publications. Each day, I put a challenging problem on the overhead and give my students time to...
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