Five Cooperative Learning Activities to do on the First Day of School
Five cooperative learning activities that will help build your classroom community during the first week of school. Find out the activities that I have fallen in love with over the past 16 years of teaching. First Day of School | Back to School | Classroom Prep | Classroom Management | Back-to-school | Classroom Culture | Classroom Cooperation | Elementary School
I came to the church as an adult, and part of my journey as a Christian has been to memorize Bible verses. I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. –Psalm 119:11 Hiding God's Word in my heart is not only a Biblical concept, it is a great comfort to me. When th
Connecting with the Holocaust: Making it Personal for Students
Teaching the Holocaust while reading a Holocaust-related novel can be challenging; there is so much information to be shared, but you don;t want to the topic to become overwhelming, distant, or unreal to students. Analyzing photographs from the time period, assigning students the identity of a Holocaust victim, and a mini-lesson on nutrition are all ways to help students make personal connections with the Holocaust.