I had an awesome time yesterday with Mrs. Langella’s class while they shared their holiday traditions with ChatterPIX. They wrote their script, drew an image, and then recorded. I merged their work into an iMovie. I’m sure they would appreciate your feedback.
This tweet from ReadWriteThink offers a structured jigsaw approach to reading information text in middle school. Engage students in content area reading with the Textmasters strategy: http://t.co/zhZKS0cZNW — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) December 5, 2014
Okay, ants and Mia Hamm… what’s next? We found this cool board, submitted for Epic Story, about the conspiracy theories concerning the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Tune in next week for our final fave board… it’s about travel, in case you’re doing some over the New Year break.
Only use paper snowflakes. Create your own at Paper Snowflake . Here is a sample I created.
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):
A 3 Step Collaborative Brainstorming Process (Tools & Tips) http://t.co/sk38bfd3FY via @coolcatteacher — Nicholas Provenzano (@thenerdyteacher) December 5, 2014 Follow this tweet to see how free brainstorming resources ( Padlet, Mindmeister, and Google Presentations) can be used by your students.
I got this via email this morning- something to consider for your older students- especially if you are tired of them simply “googling” things! Paul’s list might help them put some thought into their work. Paul Gaffney:Here are 30 innovative ways to use Google search in the classroom. And rather than gimmicks, or general ways […]
Elementary students Explore Cause and Effect Using Expository Texts About Natural Disasters: http://t.co/eTtQJeOtQ0 — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) November 30, 2014
Richard Byrne in his blog Free Technology for Teachers recently posted updates resources to both explain ( to students) and check for plagiarism. I liked the infographic with the Harry Potter theme to help your students understand the process of citing. For the complete post, please click here.
Here is a blog post (from Brad Currie’s blog written by Diane Basanese) showcasing an innovative way to use Google Classroom for students who might be out of your classroom for an extended vacation. I know of teachers using classroom for students on home instruction as well.