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Character Analysis – Speed Dating Style

By: Mary Kienstra on: May 24, 2015  in: #tlap, characters, dress-up;, Engagement

Sometimes my craziest ideas turn out to the be the best ones.  We are getting close to the end of the school year, so it’s time for a party in reading class.  But not just any party.  This party was a “dress as your favorite character from a book” party.  Additionally, they brought 5 props […] Read more


Add Some Creativity: Dress Up as Math Vocabulary Words

By: Mary Kienstra on: February 18, 2014  in: dress-up;, math; engagement; vocabulary

Do your students struggle to learn all the vocabulary words in math class?   Try pushing them outside of their comfort zone.  Try something new and different to engage your students in learning math vocabulary words.   Math vocabulary is extremely important in learning many concepts, especially in elementary school geometry.  There are so many […] Read more