Literacy Stations Aren't Easy

...but I’m here to help you make them easier. My name is Rachael Hull, and over the past 22 years in the classroom, I have learned how to create and implement literacy stations in the classroom that are easy to set up and maintain.

How can I help you?

I’d love to help you set up and maintain your literacy stations with a blend of both traditional tasks and digital resources.

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Digital Platforms: Seesaw, ClassDojo, Remind, and Class Tag

You probably knew your future teaching-self would utilize technology in your classroom, but I don’t think anyone could imagine the pandemic of 2020. As I’m writing this, nobody really knows what returning to school in the fall will look like. What we do know is that we are going to need technology more than ever

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Add Audio To Google Slides – Great For Literacy Stations!

How many times have you made an activity on your Google Slides app, but ended up simplifying it because you weren’t sure your students would understand the directions? Or maybe you want to add text for your students to respond to, but your early readers might need help with the words? Did you know that

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Powerpoint Tutorial For Digital Anchor Charts

By now, teachers everywhere are growing more accustomed to making videos for their students. By now, you’re all doing some kind of hybrid-virtual voodoo teaching, and even though it seemed uncomfortable at first, and you’ve never known that you can be this tired, you’re making it work! In this article, I’m going to show you

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Making Digital Anchor Charts on The Seesaw App

Hey friends! In the last article, I showed you how to make digital anchor charts with Google Slides. Now it’s Seesaw’s turn! The Seesaw app is my favorite educational platform. I’ve used it for years and have yet to find something better.  And why do we need to make digital anchor charts? Well, until we

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Making Digital Anchor Charts With The Google Slides App

I have a confession. I love making digital anchor charts! The good old fashioned paper charts are great too, but the problem is that my classroom is super small, and so my posters need to be shrunk to fit my skinny cabinet doors. So any small details I made on a poster weren’t visible from

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Digital Listening Stations

There are still ways to have listening stations in a social distancing classroom or virtually learning from home. It just looks different. Digital listening stations might not be at the top of your priorities, but think about what your kiddos are going through. If they’re anything like my students, they LOVE the listening station. And

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You Can Still Do Guided Reading Virtually!

So in 2020, your students can’t sit elbow-elbow-knee-knee anymore. Time to get creative because now more than ever, our kiddos need social interaction. So it’s vital to still have the theory of partner work or small groups, even if we’re not able to gather at the kidney table or the rug. What Platforms Should I

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