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 Showing results 1 to 25 of 93 Posts Made By: scotiateacher
 Board: Math & Science 12-31-2010, 05:25 AM Replies: 2   Posted By scotiateacher sound Here are a few activities I use and a few links. http://ssrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/jcroft2/sound.htm
 Board: Math & Science 12-01-2010, 06:52 AM Replies: 9   Posted By scotiateacher Division tips Have you tried the Partial Quotients Method? I think it could really help your students understand long division.
 Board: Math & Science 11-18-2010, 05:08 AM Replies: 0   Posted By scotiateacher Equivalent Fractions. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November. You can use these months to help with teaching fractions. Today is November 18. At the end of the day 18/30 of the month will be over... or...
 Board: Fifth Grade 09-07-2010, 06:53 AM Replies: 4   Posted By scotiateacher Thanks for sharing. Thanks for sharing.
 Board: Fourth Grade 04-27-2010, 03:04 PM Replies: 17   Posted By scotiateacher Partial Quotients I found partial quotients made a lot more sense to my students. Students who had difficulty with their times tables could still do the work.
 Board: Math & Science 04-07-2010, 04:38 AM Replies: 5   Posted By scotiateacher Land and Water For the water to land ratio I've used an inflatable globe. Look at the globe and point out the oceans and continents. Toss the globe to 10 students and record if their right thumb is touching land...
 Board: Math & Science 03-07-2010, 09:27 AM Replies: 9   Posted By scotiateacher Multiplication Chart Thanks Tia, It works great now that I have the right chart.
 Board: Math & Science 03-07-2010, 05:37 AM Replies: 9   Posted By scotiateacher equivalent fractions Curiouser and curiouser as Alice would say. Now I'm wondering what a 144 board looks like?
 Board: Fourth Grade 03-03-2010, 12:32 PM Replies: 8   Posted By scotiateacher Math Nutrition I stumbled on this today. It's called the My Pyramid Blast Off Game. It's by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The student inputs name, sex and age and then has to plan meals for a day. ...
 Board: Math & Science 03-01-2010, 03:40 PM Replies: 2   Posted By scotiateacher Astronomy I have a few ideas on Astronomy that you might be able to use. There are a few activities on the moon that we have tried. http://ssrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/jcroft2/moon.htm we have also tried a few...
 Board: Sixth Grade 03-01-2010, 10:41 AM Replies: 5   Posted By scotiateacher Theodor Geisel Day How about teaming up with a Primary or Grade 1 class and have your students gather up some Dr. Seuss books and read them to a book buddy?
 Board: Fourth Grade 02-25-2010, 08:08 AM Replies: 8   Posted By scotiateacher Nutrition and Math This is old but students still like it. If you can find an old copy of The Arithmetic Teacher October 1992 The Idea section has an excellent worksheet called Space Nutrition. The students had to...
 Board: Math & Science 02-25-2010, 06:21 AM Replies: 9   Posted By scotiateacher 100's board I would like to use this but I can't see the fractions. Can someone help me ?
 Board: Math & Science 02-22-2010, 02:08 PM Replies: 9   Posted By scotiateacher equivalent fractions Check out this Illumination site. It shows how to use egg cartons to help with equivalent fractions. http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=L336
 Board: Second Grade 02-12-2010, 02:37 PM Replies: 6   Posted By scotiateacher Math Site Another vote for mathwire.com. I also like some of the math at this BBC site http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/numeracy.shtml
 Board: Second Grade 02-12-2010, 07:52 AM Replies: 7   Posted By scotiateacher How old is Star Light? I've done this with a grade 3 class. You might want to combine a class on the constellation Orion with a little science and math. Tell them one of the legends about Orion the Hunter. My favourite...
 Board: Fifth Grade 02-07-2010, 01:52 PM Replies: 6   Posted By scotiateacher Pi Here is my page with a few activities and links. http://ssrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/jcroft2/pi_day.htm
 Board: Second Grade 02-06-2010, 02:48 PM Replies: 6   Posted By scotiateacher Fraction kites Thanks for sharing your Fraction Ideas. I'm going to attempt 2 days in a Grade 2/3 class next week and plan taking the kite idea along with me.
 Board: Fifth Grade 02-02-2010, 06:23 AM Replies: 3   Posted By scotiateacher Card Game Drill Check out the Grade 4 Group. jeanine1111 has posted a card game that can be used to review vocabulary... I have, who has
 Board: Math & Science 01-31-2010, 07:38 AM Replies: 7   Posted By scotiateacher Moon Math PGE, I have had the class work in groups to figure out how many trips around the equator equal a trip to the moon. This has worked great with Grade 5 and 6 classes. With a Grade 3 class I might...
 Board: Fourth Grade 01-31-2010, 07:03 AM Replies: 17   Posted By scotiateacher Figurative Language Cards Great!! I first saw these cards used in French Class to teach colours. J'ai rouge Qui a noir? I've made some for fractions in math class. I have 1/2 who has 3/4? We called it the circle game and...
 Board: Fifth Grade 01-25-2010, 06:44 AM Replies: 3   Posted By scotiateacher Mr. Golden Sun I like Me. Tall's post on the sun. Thanks. I'm working on a class on the Speed of Light. It needs more work but there might be some things you could use....
 Board: Fifth Grade 01-11-2010, 12:51 PM Replies: 2   Posted By scotiateacher Struggling Readers I would form a Science News Group. Find a bunch of Science News Sites like Eurekalert for Kids, The Why Files or Science News for Kids. Select or have them select a news story , print out copies...
 Board: Math & Science 01-11-2010, 09:49 AM Replies: 6   Posted By scotiateacher Moon Phases I have been working on some of the moon activities. I have to admit I'm having trouble with the cookies. The ones I've got don't twist off easily. I'm trying to cut the phases with plastic knives...
 Board: Fifth Grade 01-09-2010, 03:46 PM Replies: 16   Posted By scotiateacher Bridge to Teribithia I believe the author wrote the book to help her son deal with the death of a classmate. Has loads of issues including bullying. I always enjoyed reading it to my class although I had difficulty...