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7 Fun Sequencing Activities Your Students Need For Virtual Learning

When it comes to sequencing activities, the more interactive the better! You’re going to want your kiddos to understand the importance of putting things in …

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5 Easy Ways To Teach Capitalization Rules That Won’t Leave You In Tears

Why Is It So Hard To Teach Capital Letters? I love to teach writing! The kids get so excited when they can sit in the …

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How To Use A Literacy Stations Planner To Organize Your Small Groups

Hi friends! I’m so excited to share this with you! This is a year in the making, and I’m giving it out to you FOR …

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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 …

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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.

Technology

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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Technology

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, …

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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

5 Fun Ways To Teach The Reading Skill Compare And Contrast

There are many activities you can do to introduce and reinforce the reading comprehension skill of compare and contrast. This reading strategy is fun to …

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Classkick: A Review From A First Grade Teacher

In this third part of a blog series on the best classroom apps, let’s look at the Classkick app. Classkick started in 2013, but really …

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Writing Stations

5 Easy Ways To Teach Capitalization Rules That Won’t Leave You In Tears

Why Is It So Hard To Teach Capital Letters? I love to teach writing! The kids get so excited when they can sit in the …

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