Curriculum, Elementary

What is Palaeontology?

The best part about teaching fourth grade is getting to teach about fossils in Social Studies (Alberta's history). When I introduce the unit, I have the kids do a fun activity which allows them to get moving and access prior knowledge and lets me assess what they already know (and thus their learning at the end… Continue reading What is Palaeontology?

Curriculum, Elementary

What Can Light Shine Through?

I teach in a specialized program at a school specifically for students with diagnosed Learning Disabilities. Accordingly, the majority of them are visual, hands-on learners. I am always trying to find ways in which they can get up and move, create, and see their own learning. In Science, the unit we're working through right now… Continue reading What Can Light Shine Through?