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Interactive Activities for Teaching About Safety

Regular readers of the blog know that I love sharing tips and strategies for digital activities. When it comes to teaching about safety topics, you can head straight to Capstone Connect to find high-quality, high-interest resources. With ebooks and articles on a wide range of topics, this resource gives you quick access to safety-related content […]

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Introduce Early Readers to a Variety of Cultures and Traditions

What types of text do you include in your classroom library? If you’ve used ebooks or digital texts with students, you know that often the selection is limited. Finding high-interest books that introduce students to a variety of cultures and traditions is essential. As you work with digital readers this school year, a great web-based […]

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How to Create Digital Reading Activities with Capstone Connect and Seesaw

Regular readers of the blog know that I’m a big fan of Capstone Pub and all of the resources they have to offer teachers. If you want to create digital reading activities this year, their resources are ones you can share quickly and easily with students. And if you’d like your students to participate in […]

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Free eBooks for Kids with Assessments and Vocabulary Support

Are you searching for free eBooks for kids? The team at AmEnglish has you covered with adaptive assessments, vocabulary support, and so much more! Through the end of the 2020-21 school year, their distance learning resources are completely free for teachers and schools. In this blog post, I’ll share all of the details so you […]

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Use PebbleGo Health to Teach SEL to Elementary Students

Do you support K-3 readers with health education? Regular readers of the blog know I’m a big fan of PebbleGo. You might remember my posts on creative project-based learning activities that incorporate this excellent resource. You might recall that earlier this year, I shared how they have supported teachers and families during school closures, too. […]

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6 Creative Tools for Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is more than just a buzzword. When thoughtfully integrated into instruction, it provides a vehicle for students to explore new concepts and apply their new knowledge. At its core, project-based learning asks students to research as they address a question or investigate a solution to a problem. There are lots of creative tools […]

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Free Engaging, Interactive Assignments for Middle and High School

I’m always on the lookout for high-quality, free resources for teachers. Educators working with middle and high school students know that finding high-interest resources is often a challenge. So today, I’m excited to tell you about a fantastic platform for interactive assignments for students in grades six through twelve. Actively Learn helps you quickly find […]

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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 reading passages.  These nonfiction and fiction passages are include questions based on both passages.  It’s a terrific option […]

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