Category Archives: Instructional Strategies

22. My 10 Must-Have Free Tools to Start the Year

MY 10 MUST-HAVE FREE TOOLS TO START THE YEAR Summer went by so fast! Faster than other summers! I guess because it was my first free summer in many years. While spending the summer on three continents it was hard … Continue reading

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19. Brain Breaks with GoNoOdle and Just Dance Kids

Brain Breaks with GoNoOdle & Just Dance Kids Blog Post Agenda: 1. Brain Breaks with GoNoOdle? 2. Brain Breaks with Just Dance Kids 1. Brain Breaks with GoNoOdle To stay focused and engaged, students need brain breaks. How often? It … Continue reading

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17. Whole Brain Teaching

WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING Blog Post Agenda: What is Whole Brain Teaching? Whole Brain Teaching Techniques and Videos 🙂 End-of-Blog-Post Bonus (Write About This app) 1.      What is Whole Brain Teaching? Whole Brain Teaching is an instructional delivery method that was … Continue reading

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13. Vocabulary Strategies and Tools

VOCABULARY STRATEGIES AND TOOLS Blog Post Agenda: 1. HOW MANY WORDS SHOULD STUDENTS KNOW? 2. VOCABULARY STRATEGIES and TOOLS In a hurry? Grab this pdf file VOCAB STRATEGIES and TOOLS 🙂 3. INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES (COMMON CORE) 4. END OF BLOG … Continue reading

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10. The 4 C’s- Creating (2/4)

THE 4Cs- CREATING WITH WEB 2.0 TOOLS (2/4) Blog Post Agenda: 1. WEB 2.0 TOOLS 2. CREATING, the highest in the Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy 3. 13 WEB 2.0 TOOLS FOR CREATING 🙂 4. END OF BLOG POST BONUS (Kathy Schrock’s … Continue reading

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9. The 4 C’s- Critical Thinking (1/4)

THE 4C’s-  CRITICAL THINKING (1/4) Blog Post Agenda: 1.  THE 4 C’s 2. CRITICAL THINKING 3. TOOLS WHICH FOSTER CRITICAL THINKING 🙂 4. END OF BLOG POST BONUS (Pearltrees) 🙂 1.  THE 4 C’s You’ve probably already heard the new … Continue reading

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2. Blogging in the Classroom

ALL I WISH I’D KNOWN WHEN I STARTED BLOGGING WITH MY STUDENTS (Our class blog had 10,000 visitors in its  first 2 months-its link on the right) Blog Post Agenda: BLOGS ON THE WEB STEPS FOR USING BLOGS IN THE … Continue reading

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