ELA – Reading/Writing

Differentiate Your Reading and Math Activities with eSpark

Looking for a simple way to connect students with interactive lessons? eSpark has a teacher- and student-friendly platform that gives you access to activities that support differentiated instruction. If you’re looking for engaging reading and math activities, eSpark has you covered. eSpark is free through the end of the school year. Now is a great […]

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Engaging Game-Based Learning Curriculum from SplashLearn

This post is in partnership with SplashLearn. All opinions are my own. Do you use a game-based learning curriculum in your classroom? Finding engaging resources for students is a challenge at all levels. To help cultivate a habit of life-long learning, the team at SplashLearn has developed elementary-friendly resources you’ll want to check out. SplashLearn […]

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5 Quick Activities to Try with Jamboard Tomorrow

How do you use Jamboard? I love this powerful tool from Google and my Instagram feed has been full of tips and tricks throughout the past year. If you haven’t used Jamboard before, or you are looking for a few quick ideas to try out, this blog post has you covered.  We’ll start off with […]

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Turning Reluctant Readers into Eager Readers with Digital Resources with Talia Kovacs — Easy EdTech Podcast 091

In this episode, literacy expert Talia Kovacs shares strategies to support reluctant readers. You’ll hear tips for broadening our definition of reading, ways to use digital tools with students, and recommendations to share with families. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Reluctant Readers First, identify […]

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How to Elevate Young Leaders with Read to Lead

This post is in partnership with Read to Lead. All opinions are my own.  To say that this year has been a challenge is simply an understatement. Teachers around the world have been working so hard to make sure all students have meaningful learning opportunities. This fall, I’ve had several conversations with educators about what […]

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3 High-Quality Resources for Elementary Reading Classrooms

This post is in partnership with Capstone Pub. Finding high-quality resources for elementary reading classrooms can be a challenge. This is especially true when we bring nonfiction text into the equation. When searching for elementary-friendly resources, we want to make sure they are high-interest and appropriate for young readers. What I love about the resources […]

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A 200 Word Challenge for Student Writers

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own.   Have you tried a writing challenge with your students?  I was so excited to have an opportunity to participate in a special word challenge with my friends at Adobe Education. It’s called a “200 Word Challenge” and it’s the perfect format […]

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7 Things You Might Not Know About PebbleGo

This post is in partnership with Capstone Pub. All opinions are my own.  Do your students conduct research and read informational text? Students of all ages can explore high-interest, nonfiction text, including elementary school-aged students. PebbleGo is the most popular research tool for elementary students, and there are several helpful features that you may not […]

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How To Create Interactive Journals with Students

This free ebook on interactive journals was created in partnership with Book Creator. Interactive journals can transform the way students share their learning throughout the school year. In this blog post, I’ll take you through a free resource I put together for the folks at Book Creator all about journaling. This free ebook is full […]

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Showing Thanks! Creative Gratitude Activities for Students

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own.  As we get ready to enter into November, I have an activity to share with you that’s all about giving thanks. Sharing what we’re thankful for, especially during a challenging year, is important. And there are lots of ways to get […]

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