Tips & Tools for Teachers

Adding EdTech to Your Teaching Toolbox

TOOLS: Spotlight on Reading and Writing

Read Write Think

If you haven't used Read Write, go now and take a look at all the lesson ideas and tools.

They also have apps for iPads!

My favorites are...

Trading Cards - Invigorate student writing with an interactive app that allows them to show comprehension.

Timeline - Allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line.

Poetry - Doing a poetry unit? Here are 6 different apps to create poetry!

Kahoot! is a tool for using iPads to administer quizzes, discussions or surveys. It is a game-based classroom response system played by the whole class in real time. Multiple-choice questions are projected on the screen. Great for reviewing and checking understanding.
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TIP: A Helpful Visual to Avoid Vertical Video Syndrome

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