Water Balloon Phonics - Get Ready for K Through Play
Give students box of water balloons with word endings. Have students pick a balloon and bring it up to a letter to see if it makes a word. If it does, students read the word and try and throw the balloon on the letter to pop it. For cooler months, could do a similar thing with bean bags and hoops.
Ever wonder what resulting photos would look like if you developed film with various liquids found around the house? Photographer Matthew Cetta does too, and he’s actually spent quite some time finding out. Cetta has been doing experiments through a project called “Photogenic Alchemy,” creating toy camera photos with wild aesthetics by developing the films with all kinds of random things — everything from lemon juice to Pepto Bismol.
Stop telling kids youre bad at math. You are spreading math anxiety like a virus. (Photo by Bill OLeary/The Washington Post) When I read the following post I was chagrined to see myself in it. Are you? Heres why you need to change your tune. This was written by Petra Bonfert-Taylor a professor of engineering at Dartmouth College and a 2016 Public Voices Fellow of the OpEd Project a non-profit working to increase the range of public voices and ideas. By Petra Bonfert-Taylor How…