Tips and Tricks for Parent Communication in the Upper Grades Parent communication is just as important at the upper grades as at elementary, but it may look a little bit different. It is a critical piece of helping students to be successful! I teach high school in a very urban, Title I district, where … Continue reading Upper Grade Parent Communication
We've all been there - you have to be out for a day, but its nerve-wracking. What to leave for a sub? How to make sure it goes smoothly? You don't want to waste a day of class, and you don't want to come back to chaos the next day. Here are my suggestions (granted … Continue reading Tips for Successful Technology Sub Plans
Tips and tricks for keeping your google drive organized, and finding the files you want to use.
A description of using vocabulary stations, including various ways to use quizlet to reinforce and build comfort with content vocabulary
Tips and tricks for teachers to use google forms in the classroom to simply their own life, and to collect data from classes.
In a traditional paper and pencil, face to face classroom we spend a lot of time teaching students to annotate text. This is a skill that we don't want to lose when students read online. There is extensive evidence about the importance of annotating text. It is part of the new common core standards. Yet, as we move toward more web-based coursework it becomes difficult for students to highlight, underline, and make notes in the margin. Presented here are several tools to be able to annotate pdfs and webpages.