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Classroom Management With Pages and Showbie

Classroom Management With Pages and Showbie

It ain’t easy being a teacher out there in March.  I pride our classroom in cultivating independent and motivated learners, but sometimes it takes a little more motivation from me to keep students focused.  I am not a teacher that makes student pull their clip down or pull cards when they are not focused.  Most … Continue reading

How Showbie Saved Me Today

How Showbie Saved Me Today

“I am going to stay and work from home today.  That will make my job easier,” said NO teacher EVER! However, sitting at Coastal Pediatrics last night at 8pm with a diagnosis of pink eye for my 11 month old, I knew what I had to do;  Stay home from work. Ugh, I hate missing … Continue reading

iTunesU Connecting Classrooms and Teachers

iTunesU Connecting Classrooms and Teachers

iTunesU is a revolutionary tool. Period.  It is the greatest tool I have used in my classroom and it redefines learning.  To optimally implement the use of this tool in one’s room, there must be an atmosphere of trust present.  Creating a space that allows students to work cooperatively and trust that work is getting … Continue reading

What Apps and Tory Burch Purses Have In Common

What Apps and Tory Burch Purses Have In Common

“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different” – Coco Chanel I don’t know of an educator that is extremely proud of his or her first year teaching.  Many don’t look back and think, “Wow, I had an outstanding year.  I wish I still taught reading the way I did then.” Personally, I have … Continue reading

Kahoot: An Engaging Way To Review

Kahoot: An Engaging Way To Review

I hate how many passwords my students need to access programs we use in the classroom.  All passwords are stored in agendas, but a program has to be valuable in order for me to add another set of passwords and usernames to the gamut.  Kahoot is the type of program worth adding to the list … Continue reading