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Make Slides into comic books

May 16th, 2015 · No Comments · comics

Erifili Davis shared a blog post on creating comic books using Google Slides.  While her video was done using a tablet, your students could do this on any device. (It does make it a little easier to be able to use the camera to get the photos for the slides.) There is still time this year- I would love to try this with your class.


Never too early for Summer PD

May 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Classroom

TeachersFirst   OK2Ask®  Free Online Professional Development for TeachersTeachersFirst is a favorite of mine- free, quality resources. They recently shared their summer PD schedule (if you are looking for Google classes- there are several here).  Check out their OK2Ask summer sessions here (all are free). Easy way to enhance your skills without leaving the house.


Ladybugs via Animoto

May 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Science

Here is an insect animoto from Robin Read’s talented K-1 students.






It’s never too late

May 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Math, Content - Science, Content - Social Studies


Even though this blog post in the The Learning Network was posted in September, I think it is valuable for those looking for EOY lessons as well as those thinking about next year.   This resource can help you with plans, informative texts and current events.  I recently stumbled across the 6 Questions from the News.