Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

QR Code Listening Center

Need a cheaper way to create a listening center in your classroom? Or just want a personalized touch to your existing listening center? Look no further! When I taught Kindergarten this was the perfect solution for a quick picture book read aloud and the students LOVED using the OR codes to gain access to the…

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Prism Photo Editing App

I stumbled upon an amazing app while I was searching iTunes for another photo editing app. And better yet… this one is FREE. If you are an art teacher or someone who loves classic works of art, you will love this app! Linked below in the picture is the iTunes preview page to download the…

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#TeachersBeLike Hashtags for Instagram Teachers

It’s finally here! I have put together the 2017 list of hashtags to use if you are a teacher that uses Instagram already or maybe someone that wants to start today! Enjoy! If you know of another popular # hashtag on IG, please comment below and I would be happy to add it!   #teachersfollowteachers…

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Individual assignments on Google Classroom!!!

Google classroom now allows you to assign work or announcements to individual students! If you are using Google Classroom currently, this is very exciting news and hopefully it will make your job a little bit easier! This is perfect for individual learning, enrichment, reteaching, small group assignments, and differentiating. I found out they made the update…

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Math Fact Fluency Activities

My students are just starting the journey with multiplication fact fluency. I believe that they need to have a strong base with addition before they can move onto successfully being able to multiply. I wanted a way to showcase their accomplishment when passing levels of math fact fluency. I use a lot of different reasons…

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Presentation Tech Tool Review for Teachers

I decided to review the following three presentation tools to use with training other educators. I wanted something that would match up with adult learning theory:   PearDeck – Create interactive presentations with student feedback.  Create “take aways” about how students respond – good for study guides or teacher planning. NearPod – Make interactive presentations…

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LoTi Framework

When thinking about the technology tools that best support the idea of the Levels of Teaching Innovation (LoTi) framework, I envision teachers assessing students on their performance working with a team, not individuals working on an isolated subject. I also picture students doing more exploring while the teacher facilitates the room. Technology tools that I…

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MOVE IT! by the PE GEEK

MOVE IT! has been a life saver! Move It is a Google Chrome extension to allow you or your students to get active with a simple brain break. It is an easy reminder tool to help us not stare at the computer screen too long. It is important to stay healthy and take care of…

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Bankaroo

While attending an event with the Maryland Council for Economics Education I was speaking with a fellow educator about what tools they use in the classroom to help build financial literacy and we both shared banking ideas for the students to bank and unbank their money. The educator, told me about this website called Bankaroo. I…

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Read & Write for Google Chrome

I was in a meeting with my Principal and Reading specialist discussing students that need better access to text when the teacher does not have the availability to human read for them. They told me about a tool called Read & Write for Google Chrome. It is an extension you can download on your students…

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VideoNot.es

I had the opportunity to go to an EdCamp for our PDS college collaboration. While I was there I widened my professional learning network and made a lot of connections with students and teachers from around my community. I also had the opportunity to leave with a lot of extra resources too! One of my…

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Financial Literacy Vocabulary Quizlet & Tagxedo

I created a Quizlet to showcase words I would be using during a financial literacy unit. I then used the words from the list to create a fun image of a piggy bank word cloud using Tagxedo. It would be very easy to help your students will vocabulary needs. *Quick tip* Tagxedo is not supported…

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Lifting Up Your Students’ Voices – Online.

I recently got an issue of the magazine, NEA Today (Winter 2016)  in the mail. As I was reading through the articles, and I came across one titled: Lifting Up Your Students’ Voices – Online. This article catch my eye because of two reasons: it was an article with five tips to help students use technology…

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