As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay over a math test literally any day of the week. I’m a fast writer and I managed to get good grades on my papers even when I admittedly didn’t try very hard.
The Present Perfect Tense - Simplified
In this blog post I have created an infographic to simplify the Present Perfect tense, my objective is to make this tense less intimidating for students. Students arrive with a built in aversion to the Present Perfect tense and generally speaking they find it illogical and confusing. I have experimented with a number of different ways of teaching the Present Perfect tense: I've tried combining it with the Present Perfect Continuous, contrasting it with the Past Simple and teaching just one…
Pre-Calculus For Dummies Cheat Sheet - dummies
Pre-Calculus bridges Algebra II and Calculus. Pre-calculus involves graphing, dealing with angles and geometric shapes such as circles and triangles, and finding absolute values. You discover new ways to record solutions with interval notation, and you plug trig identities into your equations.
Weather Videos for Kids
This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. We're smack dab in the middle of a weather unit and I wanted to share with you the weather videos for kids I've put together. I'm a huge fan of incorporating videos into whatever unit we're studying. Sometimes I use them
McDonald Publishing Orders Of Operation Colossal Poster
This giant poster will help your students remember the steps to follow when simplifying an expression-an important pre-algebra skill. It also presents the helpful "Dear Aunt Sally" mnemonic. The teacher's guide contains creative extension activities along with background information.
15 YouTube Channels of Fun Science Videos for Kids
15 cool science YouTube channels kids love - learn science behind everyday phenomenon, watch fascinating science experiments, see science explanation of unexpected questions.