Digital Intervention. How can we, as teachers, use technology to reach our struggling students and meet their individual needs? First, take a look at this video that introduces the 6 benefits for Digital Intervention in the Google Classroom. The first time I used Google Docs during intervention, I was immediately struck by the ways I […]
Language Arts sets the foundation for success. Teaching students to read and write gives them the skill they will need in other subjects and in life.
Growth mindset is easy to say. Helping students develop a growth mindset can be challenging. Let’s start with data, goals, and reflection. Growth mindset is not about making kids feel good about themselves and praising their effort despite lack of growth. It is not about saying things like, “At least you tried your best.” Growth […]
Now that Google Forms has Google Quizzes, do you really need the Flubaroo Add On? While the new Google Quizzes features auto grading, Flubaroo has some great advanced grading features. I went to ISTE 2016 with the goal of using Google Forms more effectively. Little did I know that Google would announce their new Google […]
Teaching writing is so much easier using Google. Here are seven of my favorite ways that using Google Docs or Google Slides helps with writing instruction. Organizing Writing How many times has a student lost their draft or prewrite in your classroom? I couldn’t begin to count the times. There are so many strategies for organizing […]
Are you looking to increase your Kindergarten or 1st graders fluency when reading Short Vowel CVC Words? After looking at Dibels data, it was clear a group of students needed help with reading real and nonsense short vowel words. Here are some simple centers I used to give them a lot of fun and meaningful […]