This is the only icebreaker that I use with my high school science students! I've used it for over 5 years and it is always my favorite day of the year. This icebreaker activity allows you to 1) talk science on day one 2) randomly group students for your seating chart 3) spend time getting to know your students and 4) allowing them to get to know you! -by ⚛ Jen Siler's Classroom

This is the only icebreaker that I use with my high school science students! I've used it for over 5 years and it is always my favorite day of the year. This icebreaker activity allows you to talk science on day one randomly group students for your

Natural Selection Activity (Natural Selection Game)This is a comprehensive, math-based game of natural selection. It is recommended for high school biology or advanced middle school. Students represent a population of leopards that have a total of 6 genetic variants among them.

The Hungry Games: A Game of Natural Selection

Grade: Natural Selection Activity (Natural Selection Game) Students represent a population of leopards that have a total of 6 genetic variants among them.

Growth mindset bulletin board • Great for middle school and high school classrooms #famousfailures #highschool #middleschool

Famous Failures, Interactive Growth Mindset Bulletin Board, Grades 8-12

B's Book Love|How and Why to Use Word Walls with Older Students|This blog post contains excellent ideas for using word walls with older students. The author does a different activity each day, Monday-Friday, to help the new vocabulary students are learning stick in their memory and be more meaningful. Since her activities only cover 5 new words per week, they could be especially well-suited to use with ELLs, who should not be overwhelmed with lots of new vocabulary in a short period of time.

How and Why to use WORD WALLS with Older Students.lots of great vocab ideas here. I love the routine aspect.

My Favorite Games for Middle and High School Speech Students: Keep them motivated, engaged, and work on speech and language goals!

My Favorite Games for Middle and High School Speech Students: Keep them motivated, engaged, and work on speech and language goals! As special education teachers, we are always integrating speech goals in everything we do.

Throw this ball around the room, and you have to answer which ever question your thumb lands on! Have fun in the classroom and get to know your new students!

Fantastic activities for class and StuCo! First week of school activities for high schoolers

Pinner says. "  My kids love this game.  I have gotten emails from former students asking if I still play this.  One of my kiddos walked in first period today and said, Oh, were playing Grudgeball today?  You just made my day Mrs. Wilkins.  I have two oral presentations and this game is just going to let me have fun.  So, how do you play it? 1.  Each team gets 10 Xs. (I had a class, y

Pinner says. " My kids love this game. I have gotten emails from former students asking if I still play this. One of my kiddos walked in first period today and said, Oh, were playing Grudgeball today? I have two ora

High School Counselor Clique: Career Jenga @Counselor Clique

I'm doing some career activities this week in some high school classrooms, and I thought I'd share something new I'm adding to the mix.

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