Engage Your Students With Interesting Informational Text Articles I love using informational text articles in my classes. I rarely ever use a textbook, even though I have them. There are just so many interesting images and animations online that I much prefer to use technology in my ... Read More about How To Use Informational Text In Your Classroom
Have You Ever Used Cornell Notes With Your Students? Getting my students to take notes ... GOOD notes ... was a struggle sometimes. Cornell notes were a huge help for them in terms of reading comprehension. In fact, they made such an impact that I made a template that I could use whenever I ... Read More about What Are The Benefits of Cornell Notes?
In my last post, I talked about Nearpod and how it's such a great app to use for blended learning activities. Today we'll be discussing some other features of Nearpod and how it can open up new ways of student-centered learning. Nearpod does have a lot of great features in the free version. But ... Read More about Exciting New Features of Nearpod!
Nearpod is an amazing app for blended learning lessons, whether you're experienced in blended learning or just getting started. If you're not familiar with it, Nearpod is a browser-based app that lets your students interact with your lessons. You can upload Powerpoints or start making lessons ... Read More about Why I Love Nearpod for Blended Learning
I Love Using a Document Camera in My Science Classroom! One of the tools that I couldn't live without is my document camera. I really love how it makes my teaching life so much easier and how it helps make resources and content more available for my students. I admit that I was a bit slow to jump ... Read More about 6 Reasons Why I Love My Document Camera!
Index Cards Became One of My Biggest Helps Simple index cards. Who would ever think that this simple tool would become one of my most-used teaching strategies? If you've been teaching for any time at all, you know how easy it is to get caught up in the "new stuff" ... new technology, new standards, ... Read More about 5 Amazing Ways to Use Index Cards in the Classroom!