26th May 2018

I use Minute to Win It for end of the year fun but they are perfect to use as a reward, a celebration, a brain break, or anytime that everyone needs a good laugh! It is probably one of the funniest […]

15th Apr 2018

Book Trailer Project is a digital storytelling activity for middle school or high school students after they finish reading a book. Students need to take the key idea from the book to create a short video that persuades people to […]

8th Dec 2017

I absolutely love winter holidays even if we don’t get snow in our part of the world! Coming from the Philippines where people start playing Christmas songs on the radio as early as September (right?!), I really get excited about […]

14th Oct 2017

The holiday season is coming, beginning with Halloween so I thought I’d share classroom activities that I do as well as some games which really got the kids jumping up and down! As a middle school teacher, I always look […]

14th Sep 2017

In this writing activity, I prepare 10 of each of the following elements of a story: character, time, place and situation. I have my students select 4 numbers (from 1 to 10) which corresponds to an item on each of […]

8th Sep 2017

Here’s a quick Halloween activity based off a Mexican holiday called Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. I know these are two different holidays but this activity really set the atmosphere for the Halloween season in my […]

17th Aug 2017

This deserted island survival activity is based off the Lost at Sea team building game with a little tweak to fit my students’ needs. This is n relation to the book Robinson Crusoe in my literature class. In this lesson, students participate […]

20th Jul 2017

If you’re looking for a fun group project for 4 or more kids, wacky abstract word art activity is just the ticket. Offering writing practice and grammar review, this isn’t your average art project. Kids practice building sentences with different parts of […]