Grade 5 Science: Human Organ Systems and Dissecting Frogs

I cut the top of my thumb yesterday slicing up a lime for shrimp skewers on the BBQ. This morning, I went to open a new band-aid and, for some reason, the band-aid had frogs on it. This reminded me of an event Science Timmins facilitated as a culminating activity for my Grade 5 science … Continue reading Grade 5 Science: Human Organ Systems and Dissecting Frogs

Making Thinking Visible with the Shadow Puppet App in K-2

A couple of months ago, I was asked to present to Kindergarten teachers about how to use the Shadow Puppet EDU app for iPad and iPhone, and how students can use this tool to make their thinking visible in an interactive, engaging and intuitive way. The Shadow Puppet app allows students to create videos, presentations … Continue reading Making Thinking Visible with the Shadow Puppet App in K-2

Epic! Books for Kids iOS and Android App

In my daily curation habits, I have stumbled upon a free iOS and Android app called Epic! Books for Kids. If you are an educator, you will want to visit this part of the site. Epic! for Educators is available FREE to all U.S. and Canada-based elementary school teachers and librarians. Benefits of an Educator Account: … Continue reading Epic! Books for Kids iOS and Android App