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The Creative Teacher: An Encyclopedia of Ideas to Energize Your Curriculum

by Steve Springer, Brandy Alexander, Kimberly Persiani-Becker


A comprehensive, practical resource packed with proven techniques and seasoned advice for time-strapped educators

For teachers of grades K-6

Facing ever-more-demanding state standards and less disciplined students, even the most experienced teacher carries a heavier burden today than ever. before. The Creative Teacher offers inventive tools to. enhance standards-based curricula and helpful strategies for creating new and engaging lesson plans. Filled with fresh ideas for everything from bulletin boards to math activities, this one-stop resource will quickly become the most valuable volume in your library.

From the Back Cover

Give your lesson plans a jolt of creativity and get better results from your students.

To keep your students engaged in the classroom, you have to get them excited about learning. From the authors of The Organized Teacher, this indispensable volume offers hundreds of creative ideas to reenergize your lesson plans for any subject, across all grades--from waking up the tired book report to making math fun.

Just a few of the ideas inside The Creative Teacher:

  • "I woke up five inches tall" and other quick-start creative-writing prompts .

  • Larger writing projects, such as classroom newspapers, minibooks, autobiographies, and storyboards .

  • Do-it-themselves student cutouts for 3-D geometry .

  • How-it-works science experiments with electricity, ice cream, volcanoes--even how to make flubber .

  • Enthusiasm-generating math tools--from clock and fraction templates to creating your own money .

  • Cultural, historic, and family-tree ideas for social studies reports . . . and more! 

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