These Light learning Tessellations were a hit at a conference in BC I was at with Quality Classrooms. Check them out here: http://www.qualityclassrooms.com/light-learning-tessellations.html
So you may expect the following information to show a geoboard being used in the traditional way with elastic bands. Apparently that was not as appealing to my grade 2 daughter as these beautiful counters and beads: I did leave out rubber bands but they were ignored. Instead the counters and beads seemed to be more... Continue Reading →
The Light Cube is a wonderfully versatile light source. It can be used in many different ways including as a light table. Here it is shown as a light inside a reading fort.
Interested in learning more about the light cube? Check it out here: http://www.qualityclassrooms.com/light-cube.html
Light tables and light play ideas are as popular as ever! With great new products and ideas the options are endless. I have been asked what to do with the light table or panel and my answer is always "The options are endless!" Light tables/panels/pads can be used: to explore materials for opacity, transparency, translucency... Continue Reading →
Between working for Quality Classrooms and studying for my Masters in Education the blog posts have become fewer. The flowers; Daisy and Rose went into full time daycare for the first time last September. As a result, opportunities to schedule structured activities have slipped. I need a reminder... mama, stop and play! Last night I set... Continue Reading →
Look at this great resource! So as you probably know if you are a regular reader, I am a big fan of light tables. Adding light to an activity, brightens everything, including my attention span! This was the first time we tried out this resource, the First Look Light Table Kit so I laid it all... Continue Reading →