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Storybird- but more

January 17th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Storybird has always been one of my favorite sites- the illustrations are breathtaking and inspiration.  They now have two new features in the new Storyboard Studio.  Now in addition to the picture book format, you can also create longform books ( lots more text) as well poetry pages.

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Not the Utility closet

January 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Math

The utility closet was where all sorts of things were stored in my grandparents’ house- but the Futility Closet   is another storage site with a wide diversity of mysterious and curiosities.  I thought the podcast about the Mary Celeste was fascinating. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.  

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Quick- it starts with a W

January 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

and occurs when visibility is low during a snowstorm.  How fast could you type in Whiteout?  Knoword is a quick interactive game that provides the first letter of a word (as well as the part of speech and definition).  The faster you type, the more points you earn.  While you can create an account, it […]

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And then there were none

December 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Patrice Troutman’s high school English classes were reading this classic novel and decided to use smore to create an online flier (to either entice folks to visit Indian Island or to stay far away).   Here are some samples (use the scroll bar on the side to view the entire flier):

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