Jumbled Sentences

A fantastic free app for practicing sentence structure is Jumbled Sentences 3. This leveled app provides opportunities for students to practice verb agreement and attend to punctuation. Perfect for elementary school students, and to reinforce skills for struggling middle schoolers. Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plan for using this app in the classroom!…

SlideShare Presentations

SlideShare is a great resource for PowerPoint presentations. This website allows you to view presentations created by teachers (and all sorts of people) that may be useful for your classroom. It’s also a fantastic place to share your presentations with others. Check out my SlideShare presentations: Working Together: iPad Apps that Facilitate Student Collaboration Free…

Show and Explain Your Work

Many people think that an iPad is just for games but I can ensure you that this teaching tool is used effectively in my classroom.  I love having students show their work on a whiteboard app (and sometimes they connect their screens to work together).  Students in my class not only solve problems on their…

Tellagami for Story Telling

There are so many great screencasting apps that I use in my classroom.  Tellagami is a fantastic free iPad app takes it to another level by allowing users to create their own avatars and place themselves anywhere they’d like (I’m “standing” in my classroom now.)  If you’re flipping your classroom, leaving a message for students…

Dropbox: Fill it up!

I love using Dropbox  in my classroom, in fact I can’t live without it.  Dropbox is fantastic if you’re looking to conserve resources or save time making photocopies. Here are just a few things that are in my students’ Dropboxes right now: Vocabulary reference charts Reader’s Theater scripts Reading passages Project Rubrics Activity sheets that…