Create A Kindness Journal On edu.buncee.com

Start the new year off with activities that develop empathy in your students. A kindness journal is a great activity to work on empathy, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is the perfect time to start one. Students can create a kindness journal on edu.buncee.com which they can add to throughout the […]

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JoomlaLMS – Powerful Learning Management System

If you are thinking of moving your classroom online and applying a blended or flipped learning approach then check out JoomlaLMS Learning Management System. Learning Management System JoomlaLMS is a professional eLearning platform with innovative training options, advanced reporting and conferencing application. With JoomlaLMS you can spend more time teaching rather than managing your classroom. The […]

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H&R Block Budget Challenge

Financial Literacy is essential for students working to become college and career ready.  This important real world skill can be strengthened with the online resources developed by H&R Block.  Their Budget Challenge provides a fantastic opportunity for students to learn and play for prizes including scholarships and grants. Students will encounter personal budgeting situations and asked to […]

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Edusight – See the Whole Picture!

Edusight has been working with thousands of K-12 teachers across North America over the past 4 months to develop simple assessment tools. Assessment Tools Use the Edusight Notes mobile app to take photos, or write text notes, and review all your qualitative assessment of student performance in a simple portfolio view at any time. Use Edusight […]

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Easy Timeline Creator App for Tablets & Computers

If you like the online resource ReadWriteThink you’ll want to check out some of their mobile apps including Timeline.  This app is available on both iPads and Android tablets and makes it easy for students to create timelines.  In addition to their timeline creator app for mobile devices, students can also make timelines on computers […]

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Online Resource ReadWriteThink for Reading Lesson Plans

ReadWriteThink is a fantastic online resource for K-12 teachers.  It includes reading lesson plans, access to English Language Arts lessons, and activities for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.  Teachers can search by theme, lesson objective, and grade level as they look for the perfect idea to bring back to their students. Reading Lesson Plans ReadWriteThink […]

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Tweeting the Read Aloud: Engaging and Motivating Readers

Read-alouds are a crucial part of English language arts instruction. Students of all ages should be exposed to high-quality stories and informational text. Reading aloud to children provides an amazing opportunity for them to engage with text. Younger students can listen to stories that are too challenging for them to tackle by themselves.  Older children […]

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How to Link Google Forms to QR Codes

On the blog, I often share some of the reasons that I love Google Forms. Including how they can be used to collect assessment data.  You can use Google Forms for students to turn in information.  They might fill out a Google Form to submit a book recommendation, request extra help, or to complete an interest […]

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Endless Wordplay: Spelling and Phonics App

Endless Wordplay is an app with a focus on spelling and phonics.  From the creators of Endless Numbers, Endless Alphabet and Endless Reader, this app features whimsical animations and familiar cartoon characters.  Children will work through different activities to learn letter sounds and new words.  The directions are easy to follow and would be a […]

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PocketPhonics Stories Reading Program for iPads

Brand new in the Apple App Store, PocketPhonics Stories is a step-by-step reading program for iPads incorporating 42 storybooks.  It is based on the award-winning PocketPhonics app that’s used in over 2000 schools.  With this app children will learn how to recognize letter sounds, identify how letter sounds are blended together to make words, and learn how […]

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