ReBlog: Some Very Good Resources for Students with Special Needs

CALL Scotland (Communication, Access, Literacy, and Learning) has this excellent resource page full of posters and visuals featuring a wide variety of educational content to use with students with special needs. The posters are available for free download as A2 or as PDF with clickable … Read More

Biography Award Certificates, Part 2: Black History/Women’s History Months

In my previous blog post, I talked about combining technology with biography award certificates. The new Core Content State Standards (CCSS) emphasize reading and writing informational (nonfiction) texts. As veteran teachers, we were exposing our students to nonfiction texts and writing for many years. The standards just … Read More

Favorite Winter Project: Biography Award Certificates, Part 1

When I taught third through fifth grade, I enjoyed integrating technology into our classroom projects and assignments. I had more time to teach the curriculum and to include special projects. Both of my schools had, at least, five computers in each classroom. My current … Read More

Literacy Comes Alive with AliveStudiosk12.com

AliveStudiosk12.com on Twitter My students ❤️ to build sentences & watch the sentences come to life… https://t.co/XXmFmSSP9W I saw this video on my Twitter feed the other day, and I was amazed. The letters and words were actually coming to life on the screen! This … Read More

5 Reasons OpenEd Is Your New Classroom Resource

Why should teachers care about Open Education Resources? Current education technology articles say open education resources (OERs) are one of the trends teachers should focus on this year. So what are OERs and why should it matter to classroom teachers?  The World of OER … Read More

Quick Guide: Fun4theBrain.com Education Website

Do you spend your hours searching for a quality education website to integrate into your classroom curriculum? Most educators know about BrainPop, Raz-Kids, Reading A to Z, and Discovery Education (formerly United Streaming) education websites. You may not know about Fun4theBrain.com! Fun4theBrain.com is an awesome … Read More

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