Things Dyslexic Children Struggle With | Overcome Dyslexia Struggles
Does your child have dyslexia? Check out these 7 things dyslexic children struggle with and tips to help them overcome them.
Easy and Cheap Word Word and Writing Centers
Use these easy, cheap, and engaging diy word work and writing centers in your classroom. You will love how versatile and your students will love how fun!
Strategies to Help Your English Language Learners
ELL, ESOL, LEP, ELD. We all have experienced English Language Learners at some point during our teaching careers. Learn some strategies to help both you and them be successful!
Washington DC Virtual Travel: Smithsonian Museums, Online Tours & Monuments | DC Virtual Field Trip
Explore the US Capital with a Washington DC virtual tour: 150+ ways to experience the museums, galleries & history of Washington DC from home!
25 Virtual Travel Day Trips to Take from Home
We're all suddenly facing a lot of time at home. For those of us who love to travel, we've had our wings clipped for a while. But, thanks to technology we can still travel around the globe...virtually!
Creating an Escape Room Using Google Slides
This video will demonstrate how to create an escape room experience for your students using only basic level knowledge of slides and the scenario of your cho...
How to Create Drag and Drop Activities with Google Slides - SULS027
In this video and podcast episode, I'm going to share with you a little-known secret--how to create drag and drop activities with Google Slides.
The Best Educational Youtube Channels for Students - Learn in Color
I did not include any channels for toddlers or early elementary. Because of the width of YouTube, kids can come across crazy things on YouTube! For even more safety, watch the following videos on the channel’s website or YouTube Kids instead of YouTube. Learn in Color is not affiliated with any of the channels below. […]
SILENT LETTERS are letters that you can’t hear when you say the word, but that are there when you write the word. The English language has a lot of silent letters. Silents letters caus…
Phases of the Moon Flip Book
Last week we played a great Phases of the Moon card game. This week I reused the graphics for another fun activity. I designed flip book pages, so my son could make his own "animation" of the moon moving through eight phases. I handed my oldest son three copies of the pages, which he cut out using my personal paper trimmer. Even our 5-year-old got in on the action. Once the pages were all cut apart, the 9-year-old sorted them into piles. With that completed, he looked at the reference sheet…
No Homework Binder
To visit my new blog to see more ideas, visit www.elementaryendeavors.weebly.com I am BEYOND excited about this idea...lemme tell you! ...
Using Authentic Assessment in Your K-12 Classroom
Minds in Bloom is pleased to welcome guest blogger Charity Preston, M.A. She's writing about authentic assessment and how it can be used in all grades K-12, not just in primary classrooms. Enjoy! Authentic assessment is basically any type of assessment that is not paper-and-pencil type of testing. It can include projects, portfolios, or running records. I first really used authentic assessment when I student
8 Secrets For Memorizing Things Easily
Here you will find very useful tips that will help you for memorizing things easily. If you are among the people who are struggling to remember names...
Nurturing Emotional Intelligence
UPDATE: Want more? Check out this blog post, too. This feelings wheel rules! As Lil O gets older, I need to step up my "game" in helping her build resiliency and emotional intelligence. If you can't remember what that's all about, you can start here with the Marshmallow post. Or, you if haven't used HALTED, consider using it. It is a personal favorite of mine. I think all humans (age 8 and older) should understand how to HALT themselves. I HALT myself all the time. In efforts to step up my…
Making Inferences - Ashleigh's Education Journey
One of my favorite ways to introduce making inferences is through wordless picture books. They are a great first step toward this challenging skill, because it’s something students do on a daily basis. My students don’t necessarily realize that they are making inferences as they look at illustrations, so I guide them through the process […]