My oldest daughter, Hanna, will be in first grade this fall, and she's a REALLY good reader! However, like most parents, I want to encourage her to keep reading and keep getting better! Lately, she's been complaining that reading "takes too long" or she just doesn't want to read. This makes my book-loving heart hurt! While we were eating lunch today, Hanna was talking about how much she loves ... Read More about Blogging Book Reviews for Kids
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We teach in an increasingly digital and connected world...this statement surely comes as no surprise! Our students are constantly plugged in to Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and all of the latest social media and digital components that have become so important in their lives. As educators, sometimes we see these tools as distracting...which they most definitely can be in the classroom. ... Read More about Blogging…in the Classroom?! Yes!
Happy June! I'm experiencing a first as I'm writing to you today -- READING GLASSES! WHAT?! I've had terrible vision for as long as I can remember, but at my yearly appointment last week, my eye doctor suggested that I try reading glasses on top of my contacts. I'm only 35?! However, I can see the screen SO MUCH BETTER. Oh well! As I'm blogging today, I'm in the process of creating a few 45-minute ... Read More about Google Classroom Clean-Up
Happy Sunday, all! If you're a member of my newsletter, you know my weekend has been spent in drywall dust, paint fumes. and the sound of my husband cutting tile as he gives our laundry room a facelift. While I'm SUPER thankful that he has the desire and ability to work on home improvement projects, I'm not a fan of renovation projects and all of the dusty mess that comes with it! (Not a ... Read More about Collaboration in a Virtual Learning Environment
Hello, all! I'm still here! I've taken a brief timeout from blogging, social media-ing, etc., while my family and I were on vacation. We got back from Florida late last night before Tropical Storm Barry made landfall, and we had a great time! I don't know about you, but I can definitely tell that we're in the second half of summer vacation because I've been having these random ideas pop into my ... Read More about 5 Top Tips for Using Google Classroom Series – Tip #1