Tigtag in the Classroom

Tigtag in the Classroom

The beginning of spring is the perfect time to introduce students to seed germination and plant growth experiments! Try this teacher tip from Jennifer Munoz, a science specialist, who uses Tigtag – our complete online resource for teaching elementary science – to introduce these...
The Science Behind the Super Bowl

The Science Behind the Super Bowl

The biggest day in football has come and gone but you can keep the excitement alive in your classroom with these science-related activities and resources. From learning about tackling using Newton’s Third Law of Motion to the science behind a perfect field goal kick, the below links...
That “Aha” Moment!

That “Aha” Moment!

This week, we’re sharing more of our Facebook followers’ most memorable teaching experiences. Back in December, we asked teachers to share a time they saw a student grasp a concept they were struggling with. Check out the great responses we received!   Answers: “While teaching...
Science Teacher Inspiration

Science Teacher Inspiration

We often ask our Facebook followers to share some of their best teaching experiences with us. From what inspired them to become a teacher, to the best excuses for not turning in homework, the answers have surprised us, inspired us and made us laugh.   Over the next couple of posts,...
Kid Inventors’ Day

Kid Inventors’ Day

This Friday, Jan. 17, is Kids’ Inventors Day! Celebrate by teaching your students about the contributions young people have made to a wide variety of important inventions. From televisions to trampolines, many everyday objects can be attributed to young inventors. Louis Braille was only...
Going Back-to-School after Winter Break

Going Back-to-School after Winter Break

For teachers and students alike, going back-to-school after Winter Break can be tough. However, the new semester is a great time to try new activities or make changes in your classroom. In order to motivate yourself and reengage students during that first week back, we’ve compiled a...