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How To Have Literacy Stations With Social Distancing

Oh boy. The amount of questions I have running through my head right now. I think we’re all mourning the prospect of our upcoming school …

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digital resources

Digital Resources Don’t Have To Be Intimidating!

If you think these things were said by critics of elementary students using digital resources in the classroom, you’d be right. But every one of …

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Screencasting 101 For Teachers

Did you ever think you’d be sharing your screen giving tutorials so much? Or at all? I’m pretty techy, but I didn’t even know that …

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Edpuzzle Tutorial For Elementary Teachers

I will admit, I’m easily impressed with technology. The amount of cool things we can do now is something that I geek out over. In …

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What Is Flipgrid?

During e-learning, my stepdaughter had a Flipgrid assignment where she had to record an expository video with three steps. I told her that perhaps she …

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Use Boom Cards To Improve Student Engagement!

Do you know the point of the year where your fun and interactive lessons are starting to become a hassle? The kids aren’t as motivated, …

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Technology

Making Digital Anchor Charts On 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 …

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Poetry Stations

Using Digital Resources For A Poetry Station

If you haven’t caught on, I love my literacy stations. My favorite center is my poetry station. I am a sucker for good children’s poems …

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Technology

Digital Resources Don’t Have To Be Intimidating!

If you think these things were said by critics of elementary students using digital resources in the classroom, you’d be right. But every one of …

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Listening Stations

Use Epic For Reading Comprehension And Keep Virtual Learning Boredom At Bay

This app was a lifesaver. I don’t know how I would have survived virtual learning without it. Using Epic for reading comprehension strategies was the …

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Reading Stations

Using Digital Resources For Your Reading Comprehension Stations

Well, friends, here we are. Some of you might be teaching virtually, and some might be in your classroom with strict social distancing guidelines. We …

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Listening Stations

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 …

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Rachael's Story

Rachael has over twenty-two years of classroom experience and is the go-to girl for all things digital! She has been lead presenter at the NCTM Council of Mathematics, several Purdue conferences, and has been featured on Kayse Morris’ Teacher TV, and Marissa Rehder’s Teacher Haven Membership. 

Teaching Firsties with Mrs. Hull

Teaching literacy and facilitating literacy stations has been a passion of Rachael's and she wants to help you gain the confidence to use technology in your classroom! Rachael's blog, Teaching Firsties blends literacy and technology with helpful articles for K-2 educators.

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