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Digital Readworks

Readworks has now created lexile leveled passages for students to read and complete questions. These passages are common core based and you can select, then assign passages for the student to complete digitally. The students are engaged and love reading about different topics. Check out digital.readworks.org. Read More »

Ditty…Say it with a Song!

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Ditty is an App that turns your sentences into a song. In our Kindergarten classroom, we have created “Ditties” for all subject areas (even classroom management!) The possibilities for student collaboration and creation are endless! There are essentially 3 basic steps to turn your message into a song Type your message (up to 70 characters) into the App. If students ... Read More »

Khan Academy

The Khan Academy app or website is a great learning tool for students.  The program has short videos and lessons on all kinds of subject matter.  Recently my students have been using Khan Academy to help them better understand fractions.  They have been more engaged and are showing better understanding since we have incorporated the app into our stations.  The ... Read More »

Engage with Edpuzzle

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I’m always on the hunt for Tech Tools that truly ENGAGE my students. Allow me to introduce you to EdPuzzle!! My students LOVE watching videos. In my classroom, videos are a great engagement tool. One thing we have learned as educators, is the importance of our students thinking critically about information vs simply consuming the information. EdPuzzle is an easy-peasy way to truly ENGAGE the learners in your ... Read More »

Need something to check student learning?

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Help your students close the achievement gaps with exit tickets created by Zeal Exit Tickets. Using the Zeal Exit Tickets, you can see what your students are still struggling on after you have taught a lesson. Then you can adjust your teaching to help those students in their area of weakness. You can assign exit tickets in reading and math ... Read More »

Bed Time Math

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Bed Time Math Parents have always read to their children before they go to bed, but what about math? The Bedtime Math app is researched based and is a great way to incorporate math into students’ nightly routine. Every night students are presented with a new story. After each story there is a math problem associated with the story. The ... Read More »

Coding into the Future

The future is wide open for students to enter into the coding career but most kids do not know what coding is about. The students in my classroom are learning how to code simple things on the iPads using Code.org. The students are going through courses to teach them how to move the bird to the pig, how to debug ... Read More »

Make Classroom Presentations More Interactive with Nearpod

Need to get information to your students?  Need to make sure they are understanding that information? Want to do it in a format that can both engage and assess your students?   Nearpod is a tool that can be used in classes to create interactive presentations allowing the teacher to build assessments and understanding checks right in! Rather than a presentation ... Read More »

Wonderopolis is Wonderful

Wonder is for everyone. It can happen anywhere and at anytime. Connecting the learning we do in our schools, our homes, and our communities. Wonderopolis walks the line between formal and informal education. Each day, we pose an intriguing question and explore it in a variety of ways. Our approach both informs and encourages new questions, sparking new paths of wonder ... Read More »

Chief Academic Officer Presents to Digital Superheroes

Heather Mullins spent the last two days sharing and learning with digital leaders from around our state at the Friday Institute’s Coaching Digital Learning Institute.  The theme of this year’s institute is:  You are a superhero!  The sessions and resources from this Institute are amazing.  Check out those resources here. Resources include tons of apps, tools, information about 1:1, blended ... Read More »