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Long gone are the days of teachers asking to borrow binders, and pulling multi-generation photocopies from clear plastic envelopes.
Here, I hope to help increase classroom engagement and student through the use of technology, project based learning, and unique high interest topics.
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Give your students a strong foundation in gender equity through project-based learning.
Explore grade and level appropriate novel and graphic novel recommendations.
Use the story Alligator Rive to teach PEE paragraph writing.
Review key literacy skills using X: A Fabulous Child’s Story.
Determine meaning through Text, Audience, and Creation.
Tutorial videos teach you how to incorporate the latest technology into your classroom.
These tutorials can be printed for Professional Development sessions, and personal use.
Take yourself from beginner to crafting Self-Marking tests.
Create stories with Twine 2, and convert them to Android apps.
Create classroom media with pre-generated content.
If you have ever thought about moving from the classroom novel to literature circles, but didn’t know where to begin, this is for you. Everything you need to know is included. This explains what literature circles are, suggests a variety of classroom texts for different grade and ability levels, and also includes all the handouts and assignments sheets you’ll need to successfully run literature circles in your classroom.