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Researchers at the University of South Africa have authored a report that exposes some common myths behind implementing mobile learning, or mLearning.
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Make a copy of a dinosaur skeleton and cut the picture apart separating head, legs, ribs, tail, and so on. Then have students assemble the pieces.
  Early Childhood Activity Bank Make a Dino   Make a copy of a dinosaur skeleton. Cut the picture apart separating head, legs,...
Transform your classroom into summer camp. Students learn about wildlife and plants and create camp games and songs.
Summer Camp in the Classroom Subjects Language Arts Geography Grade 3-5 6-8 9-12 Brief Description Transform your...
Integrating a fitness and nutrition program into everyday lessons helped some elementary students tone up and prepare for a competition.
Fitness Program Fortifies Bodies, Minds Integrating a fitness and nutrition program into everyday lessons helped some elementary students tone...
Have students dig for dinosaurs in this fun activity that allows them to be paleontologists.
  Early Childhood Activity Bank Digging for Dinos Give each child a paper cup half-filled with damp sand. Provide a variety of plastic...
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Tired of the same old ideas for preventing the “summer slide”? Dig a little deeper with activities that families can do together.
7 Fresh Activities to Combat the Summer Slide A major student motivator is a high interest level in learning tasks. During the summer, it can be...
Who needs word problems when the news is rich with real-life math problems?
Math in the News By Wendy Petti   Who needs word problems when the news is rich with real-life math problems?  ...
Grade 3-12 students learn about physics and take on the role of engineers who design a thrill ride.
Take a Roller Coaster Ride              Subjects Physics Grades 3-5 6-8 9-12 Brief...
Read to children One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies. Then use this movement game to have children pretend to be tiny sea turtles that are about to...
  Early Childhood Activity Bank Watch Turtles Hatch   Read to children One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies. Explore the way in...
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Five tips for avoiding the end-of-semester slump.
Whenever holiday or summer break approaches, you can feel it in the air. Both you and your students can’t wait; many are already mentally on vacation...
Write on the board: Turtle, turtle, what do you see? I see a __________ looking at me. Give each child a piece of drawing paper. On the paper have...
  Early Childhood Activity Bank Turtle, Turtle, What Do You See?   Write on the board: Turtle, turtle, what do you see? I...