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Teachers Love Spigot Science

Silverdale, WA

Issues that correlate with our curriculum are used to supplement what I feel are gaps in the curriculum. Sometimes I use an issue to do a special mini science unit. Sometimes I use issues that relate to a topic specific students are interested in as enrichment/extra credit activities.

2013-09-01T13:12:38-04:00

Issues that correlate with our curriculum are used to supplement what I feel are gaps in the curriculum. Sometimes I use an issue to do a special mini science unit. Sometimes I use issues that relate to a topic specific students are interested in as enrichment/extra credit activities.

Cleveland, OH

We have ELA/Science connected classes. We use them to start lessons, provide independent reading resources, and some parts are used as homework.

2013-09-01T13:13:16-04:00

We have ELA/Science connected classes. We use them to start lessons, provide independent reading resources, and some parts are used as homework.

Troy, IL

I print out selections from the magazine that pertain to my lesson topic.

2013-09-01T13:15:07-04:00

I print out selections from the magazine that pertain to my lesson topic.

Pickerington, OH

Reading in the content area is now required in my district. We have limited funds to purchase materials. Spigot is perfect!

2013-09-01T13:17:52-04:00

Reading in the content area is now required in my district. We have limited funds to purchase materials. Spigot is perfect!

Fullerton, CA

Sometimes I pick an article about what we are learning and have them comment in a blog about what they learned. For extra credit they can read an article from a topic we are currently learning and submit a paragraph about what they learned.

2013-09-01T13:09:50-04:00

Sometimes I pick an article about what we are learning and have them comment in a blog about what they learned. For extra credit they can read an article from a topic we are currently learning and submit a paragraph about what they learned.

Charlottesville, VA

I use the text, activities, and web links which coordinate well with our Standards of Learning objectives as teaching materials in the classroom. As my students have reading challenges (special ed class) all materials are read aloud.

2013-09-01T13:13:48-04:00

I use the text, activities, and web links which coordinate well with our Standards of Learning objectives as teaching materials in the classroom. As my students have reading challenges (special ed class) all materials are read aloud.

Wilson, NC

The content information is specific and concise where as some publications are too wordy. Excellent pictures and resources such as the connections around the world.

2013-09-01T13:17:17-04:00

The content information is specific and concise where as some publications are too wordy. Excellent pictures and resources such as the connections around the world.

Houston, TX

Since I teach science to kinder through 4th grade and the children come to my lab on a regular basis, I used the material in the publications as it fits into the units of study.

2013-09-01T12:35:13-04:00

Since I teach science to kinder through 4th grade and the children come to my lab on a regular basis, I used the material in the publications as it fits into the units of study.

Clermont, FL

Activities are used and material is used to supplement and support class instruction.

2013-09-01T13:12:07-04:00

Activities are used and material is used to supplement and support class instruction.

Charlottesville

I use the text, activities, and web links which coordinate well with our Standards of Learning objectives as teaching materials in the classroom. As my students have reading challenges (special ed class) all materials are read aloud.

2013-09-01T12:34:32-04:00

I use the text, activities, and web links which coordinate well with our Standards of Learning objectives as teaching materials in the classroom. As my students have reading challenges (special ed class) all materials are read aloud.

Milwaukee, WI

I use spigot to supplement a lesson(s) and I also give activities from spigot as extra credit. I also use this to assist students not reading at grade level and may have difficulty with content from the textbook.

2013-09-01T13:14:30-04:00

I use spigot to supplement a lesson(s) and I also give activities from spigot as extra credit. I also use this to assist students not reading at grade level and may have difficulty with content from the textbook.

Ocala, FL

I teach writing and some of the topics are used as prompts.

2013-09-01T13:03:44-04:00

I teach writing and some of the topics are used as prompts.

Columbia, MO

I show it on the smart-board and sometimes run a few pages off for reading.

2013-09-01T13:07:01-04:00

I show it on the smart-board and sometimes run a few pages off for reading.

- Land O’ Lakes, FL

Use articles to create Literacy Reading & writing assignments, as reference materials & utilize book recommended with reading level to supplement curriculum reading & classroom library selections. Also use for differentiation of lessons.

2013-09-01T13:09:17-04:00

Use articles to create Literacy Reading & writing assignments, as reference materials & utilize book recommended with reading level to supplement curriculum reading & classroom library selections. Also use for differentiation of lessons.

Winnipeg, Manitoba

I develop programming for an informal education facility (a science centre).

2013-09-01T13:16:43-04:00

I develop programming for an informal education facility (a science centre).

Silverdale, WA

It’s a great tool, no matter how I use it in the classroom.

2013-09-01T13:10:26-04:00

It’s a great tool, no matter how I use it in the classroom.

Houston, TX

Since I teach science to kinder through 4th grade and the children come to my lab on a regular basis, I used the material in the publications as it fits into the units of study.

2013-09-01T13:04:22-04:00

Since I teach science to kinder through 4th grade and the children come to my lab on a regular basis, I used the material in the publications as it fits into the units of study.