Oh, it's almost that "wonderful" time of year. Time for testing, packing up the classroom, thinking about summer vacation, celebrating another year accomplished, and...planning what to do for these last few weeks AFTER testing. AHHHH!
All teachers know what the end of testing means, checked out brains. Not only students, but teachers, too. The stress is over, the preparing is done, but now what? For 3-4 weeks, students are still coming to school to be engaged in learning. We owe it to them to still teach them, but now is the time to try some new things you have wanted to try!
Think of the 4 Cs: Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication. What can you do to incorporate all 4?
Webquests - A great way to hit all 4 Cs! Try these websites to find one for your class
Make videos. Students could do a year in review video. What did they learn this year? What knowledge could they pass onto the next class?
Kahoot. Make some fun Kahoot lessons that make your lessons completely interactive. It's like Trivia Crack at school! Check it out in the categories section to the right!
Discover Wonderopolis.com and think about all the AMAZING things that can be done with the information on that site!
Think outside the box. Make your students excited to finish out the final weeks of this school year!
Fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom, sharing my journey with technology in the classroom