Lesson: Making Camp Lakota

This lesson plan will help you structure lessons, review, and cultural activities with Making Camp in your classroom and can be adapted for Grades 3-5. Your students need access to the Making Camp Lakota game. Students can choose to learn in Lakota or English. Download Making Camp Lakota for free here. Learn how the Lakota

Animal Idioms

Here is a short ELA lesson combining the animal flash cards with the idioms activities on Making Camp Premium – specifically whichever one it is that involves animal idioms. This PDF is free and downloadable. Print them out and use them for practicing the names of 25 animals in both Spanish and English! This can support ESL

Vocab Cards: Animal Names in Spanish

Hello Teachers! Strong Mind Studios just released the first set of bilingual flash cards for your students! This PDF is free and downloadable. Print them out and use them for practicing the names of 25 animals in both Spanish and English! This can support ESL and your Spanish language class. Tune into our Spanish word

ESL Jeopardy Game

Gamify ESL/ELL! Get your students excited about parts of speech or any other category. This can be adapted for math! This is the modified version from a collection found at BridgeUniverse. Play ESL Jeopardy remotely (by sharing your screen with the class) or with an in-person class (on your SMARTboard or whiteboard). Materials Whiteboard and

To Solve a Math Problem (in Spanish or English): Visualize!

One book I highly recommend for anyone who teaches math above the the fourth grade level, all the way up to doctoral students, is Writing to Teach Mathematics and Science. Connolly and Vilardi give a TON of ideas, including drawing out the problem. Students were so engaged (meaning they didn’t whine and quit watching!) with  videos

Internet Field Trip: An Overview on Teaching Fractions

Here’s a good Internet Field Trip. We’re drawing closer to Spring. But what exactly does that mean? So, the first day of winter in a given year was Dec. 21st. The first day of spring in a relative year is March 20th. Here’s your winter breakdown: 10 days in December 31 days in January 24

Video: Math Terms

It’s Friday and here’s your educational resource of the week from 7 Generation Games. Sometimes, students just don’t know what you are asking Check out this great video called, “What’s The Word” that teaches addition, subtraction, and multiplication terms. We all know that we’re going to need math in the future, so knowing the right

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Yes, Your Kids Can Learn Division on YouTube

Do you feel as if you’ve been home with your child for 50 days, not five? Should the number 50 be multiplied by the number of children you have at home? Yes, yes it should. If you’ve decided that summer came early and your children are going to spend the next however long this quarantine

Finding the perimeter and physical education

I was tempted to call this lesson plan “Find the perimeter and leave me in peace” because I was asked if I had any lessons students could do on their own. By this point, many parents are getting tired of interrupting their own work every 5 minutes to help their children with math problems. Finding