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English served here

March 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

  Hungry for English is a set of YouTube videos that might be useful for the ELL students.  Perhaps you could challenge your students to created their own videos! For the complete post from Free Technology for Teachers,  please click here.

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Inspire young writers

March 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Here are a few suggestions to help motivate your young writers.  Brought to you by My Storybook. From getting started to the transformation, this blog post could be useful to beginning authors.

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Dipsticks

March 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

You know dipsticks, right?  You use one to get a quick look at your oil level in the car.  Now translate this to the classroom.  A dipstick (or Alternative Formative Assessment) is a fast way to see the level of student understanding.  This blog post from Todd Finley includes more detail as well as a […]

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Investigate the Civil War on the iPad

March 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Ripped Apart is a new (free) app Richard Byrne shared on iPad Apps for School.  You are an intern at the Smithsonian and need to uncover clues using their primary resources. Using illustrations, letters, and other artifacts as clues, can you solve  the mystery? There is also a companion website. For the complete post (as […]

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