What's New on TeachWithMovies.com - The Latest Updates on our Site - Inspiration is Priceless! Helping Teachers with Lesson Plans — A Resource for Intentional Parents March, 2018 August, 2017 Students give their best when asked to write about subjects that interest them . . . and everyone wants to be happy. The documentary Happy moves from the slums of Kolkata, to Manhattan, the bayous of Louisiana, Japan, Denmark, and tiny Bhutan, telling stories about happiness. The audience is introduced to the rickshaw driver who lives in a slum but is happy nonetheless; the once-pretty woman whose face was run over by a truck who is getting ever closer to her baseline happiness; the short order cook who goes into a flow state flipping fried eggs; a man who has found contentment taking care of dying people; and several more.
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Kathy's Art Project Ideas: Fall Trees Reflected In A Pond Step by Step Art Lesson This is a lovely Fall Painting where students can feel successful no matter their age or ability. Supplies Needed: Watercolor Paper Literacy and Leadership Through Digital Gaming Read to Lead is unlike any other literacy supplement for your curriculum. First, it’s amazingly engaging for students! Even struggling readers who wouldn’t open a traditional book are eager to try our interactive fiction, given that it offers them the empowerment, agency, and feedback so often experienced in great video games. Second, Read to Lead seamlessly combines literacy instruction with opportunities to develop 21st-century skills such as leadership, adaptability, and accountability. Students not only improve their reading and writing, but also apply these skills to realistic professional scenarios that prepare them for the workplace! Finally, we hear again and again from educators that the respectfulness, diversity, and cultural relevance of Read to Lead is most welcome.
Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation Tool discovery is often a challenge for teachers interested in finding ways to use technology that will change the way they and their students work. With so much going on in the classroom, many teachers don’t have the time to test out various apps and find the perfect tool to meet their needs. Luckily, several tech-savvy librarians have been curating the apps their colleagues find useful and sharing the all-stars with one another through personal learning communities (PLC) and edWeb webinars. These educators are paying attention to their own working habits, as well as those of students, to figure out which technology products and trends are here to stay.
10 Creative Ways to Use Popular Movies in Fun ESL Lessons Bored of book work? Tired of teacher-talking? Want something exciting for your students? Then watch a movie! Now, I know what some of you might be thinking: Isn’t watching a movie a cop-out? Symbaloo: Bookmarks & Favorites - The #1 Homepage for Educators Symbaloo is a great way to organize assignments for students, paperwork for my administrators, and all those important resources for myself. My students love it because it is easy to follow. My colleagues love it because of its versatility. When I present these at EdCampATL and conferences, it's amazing to see the ideas that come out of the sessions!
Piazza - The New Way to Q&A, For Classrooms Activate Your Account You're almost done! Check your inbox for the invitation email. Then you can log in to your classes and start asking questions! Enter registration code Math 101: A reading list for lifelong learners Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? Here’s what to read now — and next. Math 101, with Jennifer Ouellette First, start with these 5 books… 1. Number: The Language of Science Tobias Dantzig Plume, 2007
Teaching KIds to Write with Vivid Vocabulary “Descriptive writing is an art form. It’s painting a word picture so that the reader ‘sees’ exactly what you are describing.” ~Brenda Covert This post contains affiliate links. Read our full disclosure policy. What’s the big deal about writing descriptively? Hopper the explorer Inaccessible Island Hey, glad you hopped by! Let me introduce myself, my name is Hopper. I'm a northern rockhopper and these are my brothers and sisters Pebble, Rocky and Sandy (I'm the one on the right).