Daily Archives: August 1, 2013

Classroom Organization

Classroom Organization

Today is the first day of August, and that means it’s just about time to head back to the classroom! What are you doing with your last few weeks of freedom?  With all of the stores becoming engulfed in back to school supplies, have you began to think about how you’re setting up your classroom

Chad’s Choices from the Community

Holy cow, it’s August! That’s means back to school is coming soon, perhaps sooner than many of you would like.  It’s okay, think about all of the great things you’ve learned over the summer and how you’ll be implementing those ideas in the classroom. Your students will benefit greatly from everything you’ve learned this summer.

#DENchat is back!

You have been asking about the return of #DENchat, so here it is! Our weekly #DENchat will return on Thursday, August 22, at 8:00 pm EST. We are starting off the fall #DENchat’s with sharing favorite ideas for the first days of school. We hope you will join us!   Help Choose the Topics… Take

Kathy's Katch

August 2013: iMovie movie trailers across the content areas

I have finally had time to work with iMovie movie trailers on the iPad, and it is so much fun! A movie trailer is a perfect summarizing activity.  It can also act as a “teaser” as an introduction to a presentation or student paper. A movie trailer can readily showcase the acquisition of knowledge of