March Madness with a Book Spin!
Finding ways to increase student engagement and excitement about reading is a great way to help develop their literacy skills and imaginations! One way to
Halloween Fun that Pops!
I love when the cool crisp air comes rolling into Maryland! It means it’s time for Fall! My first Fall thought is picking out my
Why I Do STEAM Activities in my Classroom
You flip on your classroom lights, carry your 5 bags and 4 drinks in, drop everything down at your desk, turn on your computer, write
Need a Teacher Tech Tip?
Let’s chat about technology! Integrating technology into the classroom is my passion. It is an amazing way to engage your students in the content and
Let’s Play Summer Reading BINGO!
Did you know that “Children who read at least 20 minutes a day are exposed to almost 2 million words per year”? Let me say
How I Got 2+ Years of HP Instant Ink FREE! 2022
How many of you have spent $100’s maybe $1000’s of dollars on ink!? I know I used to walk into a store and at least
Favorite Classroom Hacks
Sticking things to the wall This is such a hard one! Depending on the school you are at, you are allowed to do and not
20+ Bulletin Board Hacks You Wish You Knew!
Yesterday I went live on the California Casualty Facebook page to bring you back to school tips and tricks to start off your school year.
I need a “BREAK”… out room!
Three things to DO to keep engagement during your Google Meet Breakout rooms! Circulate You can leave the main room and pop into breakout rooms.
There’s a Button for that!
Look no further when training your staff or teaching your students to use a new technology tool (either over video chat or in person in
Is Everyone Muted Yet?
Who ever thought I would be video conferencing with 20+ 8 and 9 year olds?? BOY… have I learned a lot…. and fast! This blog
Who said Virtual Morning Meetings couldn’t be FUN!?
Fun Ideas: *Show and tell – Have the students bring their favorite stuffed animal or toy to the video chat *Share a School-Friendly Joke – Pick
7 ways to Gamify your Classroom! Gamification is about transforming the classroom environment and regular activities into a game. It requires creativity, collaboration and play. There are numerous
Let’s Make a Screencast on how to make a screencast!
START HERE >>> The Ultimate Guide to Screencasts Three of my favorite Screencast Programs you can explore… Loom: How to use Loom Example Screencast on Loom
Which Assessment Tool is BEST for (You)r Students?
My favorite 12 assessment tools to use for students! These tools not only assess their knowledge, they hold the students accountable for their assigned work.
What’s the Hype with HyperDocs??!
Before you dive into the world of HyperDocs and Playlist, always start with your finding your instructional problem. What are your answers to these questions?
Virtual Spirit Week
Miss seeing your kiddo? Lift their spirits by hosting a Distance Learning Spirit week! It was a blast, we did it a few weeks back
Charlotte’s Web of Secrets: A Story about George
A round of applause to Alex Gino, American children’s book writer. Her award winning book, George. Grab your copy now, you won’t regret it. “Be
Education is NOT a bottle of wine.
I love TED talks, it is actually my dream one day to do a real life TED talk on Education. This dream comes from my
Happy Teacher Day
Please enjoy our rendition of Pharrell’s “Happy” to help thank our amazing TEACHERS! Lyric written by Casey Keyser Ukulele by Kelly Reymann Follow Kelly Reymann