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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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How To Train Your Students On Devices During Virtual Learning

Usually, you would break out your classroom devices slowly, modeling for your students how to properly care for them and what your expectations are. Oh how I miss the pre-Covid world. Now, we are virtual learning. Which has a million different synonyms. E-learning, distance learning, whatever you want to call it… teachers are struggling to maintain

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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 and I love to incorporate poetry into any literacy lesson that I can.  But my usual poetry station has a shared binder with poems in them that each student touches.

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Using Digital Resources for your Writing Center

Hi friends! I’m going to admit something to you. Something that I don’t know. It’s hard to admit in such a public forum like this that I don’t know something, but here goes.  I’ve never been really good at having a writing center in my classroom. But just because I don’t feel skilled with a writing

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