To make the learning environment a happier place

I fell in love with math at an early age, but I know that not every child shares my passion. Many young students see school as punishment instead of a gift, and their education suffers as a result. But learning doesn’t have to be the enemy! I did some research to find ways to make the learning environment a happier, more productive place to be and found some great resources.

Fun STEM Activities to Bring Out the Inner Mathematician in Every Student

http://www.dreambox.com/blog/girls-math-more-stem-women

Dog-Themed Lesson Plans for Teachers

https://www.rover.com/blog/dog-themed-lesson-plans/

Easy Ways to Use Technology in Your Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers

http://www.teachhub.com/12-easy-ways-use-technology-your-classroom-even-technophobic-teachers

Outdoor Math Activities for Elementary-Aged Kids

https://mathspig.wordpress.com/category/lists/10-outdoor-maths-adventures-grade-3-5/

The Educator’s Guide to Applying Real-World Math: 15 Resources with Over 100 Lesson Plans

http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/mathematics-application-in-everyday-life/

Fun & Educational Field Trip Ideas for Homeschoolers

http://www.onlinecollege.org/2010/07/18/50-fun-field-trip-ideas-for-homeschoolers/

Make a Splash in the Classroom: A Hands-On Curriculum with Lessons and Activities on Swimming and Pools

http://www.intheswim.com/eGuides/swimming-curriculum

Classroom Accommodations for Math Learning Disabilities

http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/7309.html

Calculators for Kids: Making STEM More Accessible

http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/calculators-for-kids.php

Energizing Study Break Ideas & What to Avoid

http://www.fastweb.com/student-life/articles/energizing-study-break-ideas-what-to-avoid

Every student deserves to love what they learn, and it’s our responsibility to show them the way!
Have a fantastic, learning-filled day!