K-12 Paired Reading Passages & Questions Sets from ReadWorks

ReadWorks is a great website to find reading comprehension passages.  With a searchable database you can find resources for K-12 students in different genres and Lexile levels.  ReadWorks has a special section of their site dedicated to paired passages.  These nonfiction and fiction passages are include questions based on both passages.  It’s a terrific option for…

Book Review: Amplify Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom

I just finished Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom by fellow Apple Distinguished Educator Kristin Ziemke and Katie Muhtaris.  This awesome read is full of great tips for integrating technology into your classroom.  It includes lesson ideas, anchor charts and tons of action items that make it a great choice for elementary school teachers…

HowStuffWorks App: Articles, Videos and Podcasts for iOS & Android

HowStuffWorks is an awesome app from the folks at HowStuffWorks.com.  Just like the website, the HowStuffWorks app for iOS and Android gives users easy access to articles, videos, podcasts, quizzes and more.  Students and teachers can view videos or listen to podcasts straight from their mobile device.  There are also articles that provide information to readers on…