“What do you notice?” Writing Like the Experts

“What do you notice?” Writing Like the Experts In our classrooms, we spend time brainstorming and coming up with interesting and personalized writing topics. We take hours to gather relevant research. We invest the time in helping students plan [...]

Engaging Students in Reading Throughout the Content Areas…During & After COVID

Engaging Students in Reading Throughout the Content Areas…During & After COVID You’re in front of your class (post-COVID, of course) teaching about the Declaration of Independence. You LOVE teaching this unit and you are pumped. You have created [...]

By |2020-12-15T10:44:37-05:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

The 4 Gift Rule of Education Technology

The 4 Gift Rule of Education Technology I am notorious in my family for wanting to give everyone, everything, during the holidays. However, I know I can’t actually do this, and have to make calculated, thoughtful decisions about [...]

By |2020-11-14T13:30:59-05:00November 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Resources for Teaching ELLs Remotely

Technology to use remotely Padlet Kahoot/Quizlet Peardeck FlipGrid https://whiteboard.fi/ (this is a really cool free interactive white board to work problems on while teaching live) Zoom/Microsoft Teams Google Translate Bitmoji Classrooms Newsela/Readworks See-Saw for portfolios Class Dojo [...]

By |2020-08-08T18:15:35-04:00August 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Personalizing Products, Pacing, and Content in Language Arts

A few years ago, my school district began the implementation of personalized learning. At first, I was incredibly intimidated by the concept. The idea of having my students work on completely different things, all at their own pace, didn’t seem [...]

By |2019-10-12T13:17:14-04:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Personalized Learning in the ELA Classroom

Take your ELA class to the next level by incorporating more student choice and voice to increase engagement. Involve your students in the learning process from the start of instruction through summative assessment and reflection to increase student ownership. [...]

By |2019-07-16T13:42:32-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

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