FUN FRIDAY: Fold-a-fossil

On their website, Canon (the camera & printer company) provides directions for creating stunning paper models of many science-related items and ideas including dinosaurs, insects, globes, sundials, and even a hydroelectric power plant!

TODD’S TECH TUESDAY: “Sketch” your dream home

Google SketchUp will entertain and teach your students about urban design, historic landmarks, and 3D objects. Teachers can use this exciting tool to demonstrate geometry concepts (e.g., 3D), show examples of styles of architecture, or have students design their dream home, like Mrs. Foellmer did with her junior high students in Computer Education. ¬†You can […]

Summer enrichment ideas

Whether you are a teacher or a parent, you may be interested in Mrs. Gold’s great ideas for summer enrichment. These choices will work well for learners who need to make gains over the summer and for those who just need to maintain skills and stay motivated. Teacher Vision also has several ideas relevant for […]

FUN FRIDAY: Paper power plants

Science teachers are going to love this Fun Friday item. On their website, Canon (the camera & printer company) provides directions for creating stunning paper models of many science-related items and ideas including dinosaurs, insects, globes, sundials, and even a hydroelectric power plant!