Kasey Lahart

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Recent Posts by Kasey

Fri May 03, 2019 12:25 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
Make sure that the activities you are having your students do is the appropriate level of difficulty. If the task is too easy, the students will get bored and get off task. If the task is too difficult the students will get frustrated and give up. Having an activity that is hands on is great, making it something the kids are passionate about is also important. But, if the students aren't challeng...

Fri May 03, 2019 11:14 AM in SORTING
Some kids I worked with recently really liked sorting buttons for some reason. I tried other objects like rocks or other toys, but they definitely enjoyed the buttons the most. They would sort them once and then they'd mix them all up again and sort them a different way, over and over again. They're usually really cheap and a lot of people probably have a whole slew of them they would be willing ...

Fri May 03, 2019 11:06 AM in 5E lesson plan on Butterfly Life Cycle
When I was in elementary school we also planted milkweed outside the school to attract butterflies, and it was one of my favorite things we did. Milkweed is a relatively cheap plant to purchase and is a major food source for butterflies. When we did it we had hundreds of butterflies flying all around the playground and the outside of the school. It got us thinking about butterflies and interested...