Let’s Turn the World Kind is the theme for RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Week that takes place February 12 – 18, 2017. As educators we can help our students in many ways throughout the special week and beyond! The benefits of teaching kindness in school are endless: caring, compassionate, kind, helpful, respectful, and responsible students and adults can really change the world. A LITTLE HISTORY LESSON The phrase, “Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty,” was added to...

With today’s technology, it is easy to energize the learning environment by providing students with authentic opportunities to see places and meet people previously unimaginable via virtual field trips. This year, students in our district have visited the White House, taken a whirlwind tour of national landmarks, and even explored the regions of the great state of Texas all without leaving the classroom, but from the ooh’s and aah’s heard throughout each experience, you would have thought that the students...

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Today’s classrooms have quite a bit of technology, often these tools have been provided by a school or district to ensure that each student has a similar experience. But what happens when a teacher wants to try something new and innovative, make a unique addition to their classroom, or put a special spin on a project? These “special projects” usually are not high on the annual budget and classroom teachers need to seek alternative funding – here is where school and...

In this world of new and shiny, constant updates, never ending newer and fancier models and ways of making things work, one thing I know for sure is that some days it has to be all about the simple things. We could easily lose our minds in this fast paced, ever changing field, and if you don’t have a few really good ways to make it all just a little simpler, you might just find yourself feeling the digital overload....

Featured Lesson: Economics 101, available on the ClassFlow Marketplace I bet you’re probably wondering what’s the meaning behind “Give Me Five.” Give Me Five started as a classroom management tool to get student attention. I would use this to begin lectures, lessons, give assignment directions, etc. Students would give me 5 minutes of their attention outside of an activity, however, it wouldn’t be used for a lecture or content delivery. I wanted to create a section on my blog devoted to...

Watch a short video to learn more about the fun, holiday activities available in ClassFlow that you can create, customize, and deliver to your classroom! Choose from these 10 different activities available in ClassFlow for your next class activity: Categorize, Crossword, Flash Cards, Labeled Diagram, Matching, Memory Game, Sequencing, Timeline, Venn Diagram, and Word Search. Get your free ClassFlow account at ClassFlow.com....