Tech Tuesday: Cyber safety and cyberbullying

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Keeping our students safe when they are online is as important as keeping them safe on the playground. Sweet Integrations…With a Taste of Technology shares her insights and tips for how to teach your students about cyber safety and cyberbullying, which is an important unit that needs to be taught in all schools and at all grade levels. I… Read more »

Find middle and high school students to volunteer in your classroom

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Do you know that middle and high school students usually need around 40 or more volunteer hours to apply for scholarships to college? My advice to you is to contact your local middle school or high school to receive a list of students they know are looking for volunteer opportunities. These students are typically eager… Read more »

Get Caught Reading: Improving fluency and comprehension using audiobooks

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To celebrate Get Caught Reading month, we are doing a series of posts from our shopkeepers filled with techniques to encourage your students to read. Next in the series, we have an idea from Selma Dawani to use audiobooks to improve your students’ comprehension. Struggling readers that are working to decode word by word often miss the… Read more »

Get Caught Reading: You can judge a book by its cover

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To celebrate Get Caught Reading month, we are doing a series of posts from our shopkeepers that highlight techniques to encourage your students to read. Frist, we shared an idea to get students to read books from the library. Now, we have an idea from What Teachers Need to generate students’ interest for reading books in a series…. Read more »

Learn a new language poco a poco (little by little)

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Dinah from thetravelingclassroom shares advice for helping students learn a new language. While it’s been raining everyday here in Panama we have started to really dig into our Spanish classes. Our classes have just started. I have 7 new students and we have been having so much fun. Every day we have been focusing on… Read more »

Spring cleaning series: Custom teacher desk organizers

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As our spring cleaning series comes to a close, we look back at some of the great ideas we have seen so far (organize with binders and bins, create a teacher planning binder and create student binders) and wrap up with a fun weekend project! The OC Blogs TN Shop turns the drab, boring idea… Read more »

Spring cleaning series: Student binders

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So far with our spring cleaning series, we have learned how to organize with binders and bins and how to create a teacher planning binder. Today, The Book Fairy Goddess shares her experience of showing students that a little organization goes a long way. As a teacher and librarian, I’ve used binders in a variety… Read more »