Interactive notebooks for the young scientist

Many teachers are using interactive blogs in the science classroom, but I have seen most of them in the upper elementary classrooms. This blog post from Not Just Child’s Play provides inspiration for using them with the youngest scientists in our schools. I like interactive notebooks because they are a perfect example of a differentiated product. They allow for [read more…]

Notebooking basics

Chris Kesler at Mad Science Lessons thinks you should be using notebooking to meet the needs of your diverse student learners. In this short post, he lists 5 reasons students should use interactive notebooks. He points out that notebooking is not only a useful assessment tool, but one that can teach organization, literacy, and communication skills. Read the list yourself and consider [Read more…]