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Last Wordles of the school year

After a year of promoting the use of Wordle in my classroom (see my previous post here) and numerous student produced “Guess the Wordles” for class every morning, my students have come together to thank me for being their teacher … Continue reading

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Literature Circles Video by Fifth Grade Students

My fifth graders decided to direct and produce their own information video on literature circles. We were inspired by a video we watched regarding quality commenting from Langwitches Blog that you can view here. The class made up of 18 … Continue reading

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Student created screencast tutorials

Jing has been very helpful for teachers to take control of their own professional development. I know I have viewed several videos that were made by teachers using Jing in order to learn a new program or tool, the most recent … Continue reading

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For 2-4 players

In an attempt to build class unity this year, every Friday, I invited my students to stay in the classroom for recess / break and play board games with each other. At first, I wasn’t sure if anybody would stay … Continue reading

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An oldie, but a goodie

At the beginning of the school year, I put up four signs on the four walls of the classroom. During the first few weeks, I use these as ice breakers while we get to know each other. I ask the … Continue reading

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