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Build a Sight Word (plus recording sheet)

This is so inspired: teach your kids how to spell with connectable blocks like legos. Learning key skills can be fun! Parents and teachers alike will love this.

This month’s Education Update feature, “Six Strategies for Challenging Gifted Learners,” reminds us that high-ability students have unique needs, too.

When students ask a question no one in the class knows (including myself), they can put it up on the Google Board. Students can bring back a written answer to one of the questions of their choice each week for extra credit, or whatever incentive you choose. They get really excited when a question comes up that they can put on the board and find out the answer to later...

From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.