Brain Dump SCOOT for the Upper Grades

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If you are getting ready to kick off a new unit, and want a no-prep, no-planning idea to get kids in the zone, here’s something I tried last week that worked great.  It’s sort of a takeoff on a SCOOT activity that is so popular in the primary grades, but with a twist for older students.Read more

How to Prepare High School Students for Their First Job

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The focus on offering rigorous courses in high school makes it difficult for teachers to find the time to teach “real world” skills to their students. Sometimes these non-academic skills leave the most lasting impressions. Teaching high school students interviewing skills is meaningful and useful. Here are some tips, tricks, and ideas for implementing anRead more

8 Great Secondary Math Pinterest Boards

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Are you a middle or high school math teacher looking for great teaching ideas/blog posts/resources, but are afraid that a quick click on Pinterest may lead you down a never-ending rabbit hole?  We have scoured Pinterest for 8 great secondary math boards to save you time and provide plenty of math “Pinspiration.”  Enjoy! Math TeachingRead more