If you are looking for ways to add some fun to practicing rounding numbers, then check out these fun and free online rounding games. Make the games a part of your math centers if you have iPads, tablets, or computers available (with Internet access), or encourage to play at home to get some extra rounding math practice in.
Dr. Dweck developed the idea of fixed mindset and growth mindset to describe the underlying beliefs people have about learning and intelligence. Her theory is that when students believe they can get smarter, paired with effort, their brains become stronger. With this mindset, high levels of achievement can be reached.
Researchers have also discovered that teacher practice has a big impact on student mindset. The feedback that teachers give their students can either encourage a child to choose a challenge and increase achievement or look for an easy way out. For example, studies on different kinds of praise have shown that telling children they are smart encourages a fixed mindset, whereas praising hard work and effort cultivates a growth mindset.
What’s the best way to get started with your growth mindset revolution?
Check out these five must watch Growth Mindset videos.
After digging for hours, the pirate only found an old boot!
Use this mystery prompt to see what ideas your students come up with about 'what could have happened?'
Prep: Print and laminate the image below into a card to use as an early finisher task or writing center activity.
Display on the board for a whole class writing activity.
There are plenty of ways you may wish to use this prompt. If you would like some ideas, keep on reading.
A wise teacher once told me that you need to have a 'bag of tricks' to deal with certain classes. So, in this post, I'd like to share with you one of my favorite tricks that you might want to add to your management bag if you wish. Free download included. This 'Secret Agents' strategy worked well for me when subbing in different classes.
The article this week is a guest post from Descript. Being a teacher-author and blogger myself, I found the information in this post relevant and helpful to my world of creating resources. I spend a lot of time writing and re-writing mystery and quest stories, sometimes I re-write them multiple times before achieving the final product! Frustratingly, when writer's block strikes, it may mean putting a project down and not touching it again for months! If you too experience moments such as this, whether you're a writer of books, essays, scripts, blog posts, report cards, or develop resources on Teachers Pay Teachers, this article is for you.
Welcome back! Start your year with these great products, activities, and projects featured from various TPT sellers. To celebrate the new school year, we will also be running a giveaway! Be sure to read till the end of this post to enter for a chance to win a TPT Gift Card to help kick start the back to school season.
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