Why Read 20 Minutes? Pinterest-Inspired Visual!
I saw a great visual on Pinterest regarding reading for 20 minutes each night. It came from the Perry & Lecompton Unified School District (click HERE to see the original.) I added my own flair to the visual because I plan on adding it to the beginning of the students' planners next year. We all know that it's the fastest way to become a good reader, but there are always those kids (and parents!) who ignore the science and skip reading at night. I think I'll put this on the very first page of…
Puzzle Piece Table Seats
Looking for a new way to help place your students in new groups? Take a look at this fun idea from The Curriculum Corner.
An Epic Chart of 162 Young Adult Retellings
Read your way through this infographic of 162 young adult books that are all retellings of classic literature, myths, fairy tales and Shakespearean plays.
A place to share knowledge and better understand the world
Quora is a place to gain and share knowledge. It's a platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers. This empowers people to learn from each other and to better understand the world.
Click to Spin - A Fun and Free Random Name Picker
Random Name Picker is new free tool from Russel Tarr at Classtools.net. The Random Name Picker lets you input names and spin a virtual wheel to have a name randomly selected from the list. After a name is selected you can remove it from the wheel so that it is not selected again. Random Name Picker is free to use and does not require a registration on Classtools.net. You can save your lists by assigning passwords to them. You can re-use your saved lists. The Random Name Picker wheel can be…
bookmarks for parents
after finding a similar bookmark on Pinterest (that no longer has a link), I made these to put in my parent information packets... You can find a freebie bundle of these bookmarks and a welcome card HERE or in my Teachers Pay Teachers Store.