Are you at a loss of ways to grab your students' attention at the beginning of the year? Do you want to lay a foundation for a positive learning experience? With the emphasis on fixed and growth mindset, we want our students to stretch their minds to learn and experience personal success, even though there … Continue reading Using Typorama to Develop and Reinforce Growth Mindset
One of my favorite pastimes is scouring the internet for digital games for my students. I know, I'm a little weird, but I like it that way. So, the other day I was looking for math activities for kindergarten that align to the common core standards. Now I'm sharing what I found with you because I think you will find them to be really helpful.
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
5 quick tips for leaving sub plans that include a technology component
By using Newsela for test prep or teaching nonfiction, students are engaged in deeper, more authentic, and meaningful learning.
Preparing students for their standardized state tests doesn't have to be terribly boring and use a whole tree worth of paper. Over the years helping 5th grade students prepare for their science state test in North Carolina, I have come across some amazing online resources for ELA that I want to share with you.
This post offers a variety of resources for technology enhanced item (TEI) practice. Common Core Testing involves special interactions for collecting responses. Come read all about it!
I will start off by saying I absolutely LOVE Google Classroom. Before Google Classroom, I was a huge fan of Edmodo and Schoology, but moving to classroom last year was one of the best improvements I've seen in instructional technology, especially now that I'm using more digital resources with my curriculum. Everything is streamlined into one place, … Continue reading Streamlining Google Classroom with Topics!
Ever wonder how you can make learning more meaningful for your students while still differentiating your lessons to meet the needs of the ever growing educational gap? Well, today we are going to take a look at how to set up and organize your own Google Classroom. I have been using Google Classroom with my … Continue reading Changing the Way we Teach using Google Classroom
A description of using vocabulary stations, including various ways to use quizlet to reinforce and build comfort with content vocabulary