Writing a Research Paper: Organizing your Research Cards

I do this activity as the Final Day after we have finished our 2-3 days of Research This is to help them make sure they have all the information they will need before we move on to the next step. This is especially important for the Citation information and I’ve found it helps a lot…

Writing a Research Paper: Brainstorming a Topic

First: If you already know your Topic or have been assigned a Topic…. skip this step! Obviously, you should do that Assigned Topic ๐Ÿ™‚ If you were not assigned a topic though and you need to find a good topic, start here: If you would like the actual Powerpoint File, it is HERE: Brainstorming Your…

Choose the Right Temple Matching Review game

Program is coming up… …so I opted for a review game. I was inspired by this idea (even tho all I can see if the picture of the cards) but I thought that having it straight matching would take too long…and be too hard for the little ones. So I figured a little more CTR…

Duck Duck Sing Review Game

Feel like getting a little rowdy in Primary? Here’s a fun review game for you: Now first, I played this with a fairly small group…Sr primary was about 10 kids so we just did a huge circle and everyone played. Jr primary was larger so I had a small group come up and take turns…

Why You Should Plan your Menu by Type instead of by Day

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8 Ways to Make your Party Better

When my husband and I were dating One of the conversations we had was this: Let’s be the people that have parties all the time Now we don’t drink, do drugs or “party” in the “traditional” sense But we do have great parties anyway And I can honestly say that now 10 years later We…

8 “Educational” Game Apps for High Schoolers

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10 High School Apps your student needs to be using

#1: Google classroom: My district bought access to this program this year so we used it because that was the big push. (I also really searched a program called OneNote that I also really liked but theย  decision was made for me in this case) Google Classroom is a nice way to organize assignments, post…

Tools Not Toys: Getting started on educational cell phone use

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Top 7 Plants for Hot Hot Summers

Here in Bakersfield, we have year round plant growing weather We have winter but no snow And it freezes, but not every day And only during about a 2 month time period (if at all) (which means surviving winter is simply having a tarp handy to throw over the garden when the times comes) This…

Getting our Eyeballs Right

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