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Teaching Tool - Socrative

So this is a new one for me.  ExitTicket I’ve preached for years, but this is an app I am testing out this week.  The idea behind Socrative is that students access your online classroom on their own device, and then you can send out quizzes, quick questions, “space race,” and exit tickets.   384 more words

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Worlds of Making

Our school makerspace, B.O.S.S. HQ (Building of Super Stuff Headquarters), is slowly establishing itself.  To aid in its development I’ve devoured every piece of advice that I can find: blogs, professional development sessions, Twitter chats, and books. 309 more words

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Please Allow Me to Reiterate

I was feeling pretty clever.

As most of you know, that is never a good sign.

My creative, engaging activity for the day turned out to be one of those lessons that makes a teacher ask the dreaded question, “Should I continue this fiasco or give up and find a video?” 443 more words

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Lingering in the Learning Palace (76 out of 365) #blogaday #sol15

SOL day 25

I discovered a teacher’s supply store called the Learning Palace a few days ago, and went in for the first time today. It was very exciting to see all the various borders and posters for the classroom. 193 more words

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10 Achievable Strategies To Tackle Dyslexia

By Michael Guy Clark.

In a typical Australian classroom of 20-30 children, there are on average two to three who suffer from dyslexia and probably do not even know it ( 1,528 more words

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District Twitter Chats

A couple of weeks ago some of the librarians in our district sent out an idea for a district Twitter chat for our students.  They included a great form that we could use for the students to fill out. 337 more words

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Look at this stuff, Isn't it neat...oh wait I pinned everything...


News Oresund. (2013). The Little Mermaid Copenhagen 20130420_007 . Flickr. Retrieved from https://www.flickr.com/photos/newsoresund/9568217715/CC BY 2.0 license.

Pinterest is a wonderful tool, as well as an endless supply of distraction. 1,110 more words

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