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Teaching Politics With Pages and iMovie

Teaching Politics With Pages and iMovie

Who wanted to teach about government and politics after our recent ugly election?  Elections often bring so much negativity to the limelight whether it be with the candidates or across social media platforms. In our classroom, students participate in mock government.  They run for class elections and are placed in the Federalist or Anti-Federalist party.  I’ve … 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

Vocabulary Differentiation with iPads

Vocabulary Differentiation with iPads

Do you teach in a classroom with twenty-five students reading on the same level?  Do all of your students comprehend lessons at the exact same time? Congratulations, you are probably the only teacher in the world that actually has a group of students previously described. Classrooms are made for teachers to differentiate.  If a teacher … Continue reading