Art, Curriculum, Elementary

Make Your Own Dinosaur!

I like to try my hardest to combine Art with what we're learning about in other subjects. It can sometimes be challenging, and other times not so much. Either way, the kids love making art, so integrating it with other subjects can really help them to remember certain important points. This time around was one… Continue reading Make Your Own Dinosaur!

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?