Online Math Resources

  Here are our favorite online resources for math, including games to play in the compauter center: Absurd Math: Pre-Algebra from Another Dimension MIT’s free online math courses for high school Mathbun, a sort of free-floating celebration of geometry and other cool math concepts Create a Graph is an excellent… Continue reading

Bones Lesson Plans

candy bones

A study of bones fits into lots of units, from archaeology to football.  The bones above were created by Josepha from marshmallows, straight pretzel sticks, and white chocolate coating, a fun and slightly messy classroom project to kick off your bone study. Just put mini marshmallows on each end of… Continue reading

Good Night, Gorilla Lesson Plans

Goodnight, Gorilla

Is Peggy Rathmann’s Good Night, Gorilla really a classic? I think so. For little children, this nearly wordless book provides just the right amount of plot and character. There’s wit and suspense. If you’re three, it’s absolutely gripping. The story is simple. The gorilla steals the zookeeper’s keys as the… Continue reading

Wild Animal Lesson Plans

wild animal lesson plans

  When we study animals, we always cover these elements: Morphology: the physical characteristics of animals, including body parts and adaptations. Life cycles: how animals are born, live, and reproduce. Habitats: the places where animals live. Relationships with humans: how humans affect the animals and how they affect us. Some… Continue reading