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The Wakelet Wave - May Newsletter. , the tool for bringing your content to life. 5 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement. Give students a chance to connect with each other and be heard.

5 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement

Creating a classroom community where meaningful conversations can happen isn't easy -- it's an ongoing process that takes time. But using online discussion tools can be one great way to help your students build these skills. Plus, the ability to engage in online discussions responsibly is a great 21st-century skill in and of itself.

Online discussions often lead to better in-class discussions afterward -- you know, the kind where students raise their hands and speak out loud. With online discussions, students have a chance to engage with each other virtually, often having their thoughts and opinions validated. Still not convinced? Because comments are more permanent, students tend to think a bit more critically about what they say. If you're looking for an online discussion tool, you've got a variety of options. Backchannel Chat Price: $15/year/class; $299/year/school Platforms: Android, iOS, and web Grades: 7-12 Kialo. "Look What I'm Reading" Bitmoji Posters. It is so fun seeing posters posted by every teachers door within our school and others that I see through my travel and work.

"Look What I'm Reading" Bitmoji Posters

These are such a great way to promote favorite reads and books that their school community might like to read too. It is also such an easy, fun and powerful way to celebrate our lives as readers, as they are posted in a place students see them every day. That is when I thought, What about if we put a twist on this!

Instead of having a picture of ourselves holding a favorite book, what is we made posters celebrating what we are reading? Not only could we celebrate one book, but multiple books throughout the year by changing the cover. And how about using a cute little Bitmoji to make the posters? With Bitmoji, anyone can make a personal emoji to use all kinds of ways. ReadHarderChallenge2020 checklistForm. 5 Top Teacher Blogs That Are Crushing It. We love a good teacher blog here at Edpuzzle.

5 Top Teacher Blogs That Are Crushing It

After all, you have to admire anyone who can blog on top of teaching! #Goals. Not only are these blogs informative, inspiring and entertaining, but you’ll definitely want to be friends with these five teachers after reading what they have to say. Here are some of the top teacher blogs in our humble opinion, in no particular order: I ♥ Edu A self-proclaimed technology nerd, Meagan Kelly’s I ♥ Edu blog feels like walking into your teacher bestie’s classroom for some friendly advice. A high school math teacher in California, Meagan is relatable, helpful and fun – just what any great teacher blogger should be. Edpuzzle. The #1 Screen Recorder for Chrome.

5 Top Teacher Blogs That Are Crushing It. Best Digital Tools for Teaching & Learning. Deadline: February 1 Overview AASL’s Best Digital Tools are recognized for fostering qualities of: Innovation/Creativity Active Participation Collaboration User-Friendly Encourages Exploration Information/Reference As well as their display of one or more of the AASL Standards Shared Foundations: Inquire Include Collaborate Curate Explore Engage Eligibility Nominations may be submitted by developers, school librarians, or the general public.

Best Digital Tools for Teaching & Learning

. * Please note: The downloadable version of the application is for informational purposes only. Questions Allison Cline Deputy Executive Director. 7 Fun Halloween Lesson Plans for Grades 9-12. Halloween High: Celebrating the Haunted Holiday in Grades 9-12 It’s the spookiest month of the year.

7 Fun Halloween Lesson Plans for Grades 9-12

And while high school students may be too old for costume parades and cutting pumpkins out of construction paper, there are entertaining and effective ways to create effective and educationa Halloween Lesson Plans. Science: Getting Them to Use Their Brains Zombies are extremely big in today’s pop culture. Why not use them to teach science? Too gory for your taste? Still want to satisfy your science craving? National Book Awards 2019 - National Book Foundation.

Discover honored books by category: Judges Ruth Dickey Ruth Dickey is the Executive Director of Seattle Arts & Lectures which brings the best writers of our time to Seattle stages and classrooms for transformative experiences with literature.

National Book Awards 2019 - National Book Foundation

Dickey’s work has appeared widely and garnered her a Mayor’s Arts Award from Washington, DC and an artist fellowship from the DC Commission and Arts and Humanities. She serves on the Board of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs. Javier Ramirez Javier Ramirez is a longtime Chicago indie bookseller and co-owner of Madison Street Books. Chair Danzy Senna Danzy Senna is the author of five critically acclaimed books of fiction and nonfiction, including her award-winning first novel Caucasia, and her most recent novel, New People, selected as a New York Times Notable Book and one of Time Magazine’s Best Novels of the Year. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer is the bestselling author of the Southern Reach Trilogy. Media Sarah M. Martin W. Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2019. Make your own READ poster!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Posted on November 9, 2007 by Tom Angleberger I found this because I’m looking for a new Website name and wanted Wigflip.

Make your own READ poster!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Somebody cool already has it…. REALLY COOL! And he has given us what we’ve long dreamed of! A READ poster generator!!!!!!! First I found this…..LED sign. Then I found this … street sign generator. (he’s got other toys, too, including a speech bubble maker) Then I found the holy grail! Now you just have to decide what book to hold. Like this: Like Loading... Filed under: advice, cece bell, free stuff, illustration, kidlit, qwikpick, sock monkey, Uncategorized |

AutoMotivator: Make Your Own Printable Motivational Poster.