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On May 5, we celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Here is a choice board that our students and teachers can use to learn about Cinco de Mayo through articles, songs, art, and more.
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 resource gives students access to a wide range of texts.
In today’s blog post, let’s take a look at digital reading activities featuring Capstone Connect and another favorite EdTech tool. Seesaw is a powerful tool for capturing and sharing student learning. If you’ve joined me for a webinar this past year, it’s often on the list of tools I share. Let’s dive into Capstone Connect and Seesaw and how this powerful combination of two favorite tools can help you create digital reading activities for your students!
We celebrate National Poetry Month every year in April. This is a time to bring words to life through special experiences, projects, and celebrations with your students and school community. I love using art, writing, music, acting, and more to teach children about poetry and inspire them to be poets, too. I also love to think of ways to tie different subjects such as science, math, and history into Poetry Month and poetic opportunities throughout the year.
This year I’ve used PebbleGo and Flipgrid together in my classroom, and it has taken our Science, Social Studies and Social-Emotional Learning to the next level. In this post, I’ll share five lessons that highlight the possibilities that can happen when you create a partnership between PebbleGo and Flipgrid in your learning space.
In this blog post, I want to share a strategy for creative reading responses that combines two of my favorite digital tools. We’ll take a look at the high-quality, interactive resources from Capstone and how to pair these reading experiences with Flipgrid. Let’s dive in!
As we get ready to kick off Read Across America Week, we are getting ready to celebrate our Reading Is For Everyone Event at Van Meter and I am excited to share with everyone the resources we will be using.
In March, we will celebrate Women's History Month and the accomplishments of amazing women.
As educational hardware and software improves, technology-rich classrooms are more and more common. However, moving beyond a technology-rich classroom is a classroom using blended learning. Blended learning leverages educational technology, like PebbleGo, to combine face-to-face instruction with online learning. There are many different models and approaches to integrating blended learning into an elementary classroom, but all models involve some sort of online component.