I really enjoy the 100th day of school! I mean, who doesn't love a good celebration?? And making it through the first 100 days of school certainly deserves to be celebrated!!! How cute is this idea for a 100th Day of School project?? My friend Mrs. Tibbs did this with her daughter and I thought it turned out adorable!!! I love this poem by Meish Goldish because it's funny and ... Read More about 100th day of school!
Have you ever done directed drawing with your students? Directed drawing is where you guide your students step by step in the drawing process. You model each step for them on the board or screen, and then students repeat it on their paper. It's not copying…students aren't given a finished image and then asked to replicate it. Instead they are given step by step directions ... Read More about MLK Craft and Directed Drawing
What do you do when it's time for Back to School? Do you do an All About Me activity to get to know your class? If so, I want to share a fun All About Me Craftivity that I created! If your students are anything like mine, they love anything to do with iPhones, iPods, or iPads. I decided it would be fun to combine their love of this technology ... Read More about All About Me Craft
Do you know what augmented reality is? Neither did I until I was introduced to it by JoAn over at Tiny Toes. And let me tell you......it is super cool and your kids are going to LOVE it!!! Google defines augmented reality as: "a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view." JoAn used the ColAR ... Read More about Augmented Reality with the ColAr Mix App!
Plickers will change your classroom! You're probably wondering what in the world a plicker is.....well see that funny Minecraft shaped card up there??? That is a PLICKER! It's basically a paper clicker sort of thing. You ask a question, and students use the plicker to answer it. Really. They use a PLICKER to answer it!!!! And guess what???? It's ... Read More about Plickers!!!! Free student response system!