Category Archives: Planning and Implementation

Debate Collaboration

Over the past two weeks my students have been working in 2-3 person teams to prepare a Lincoln Douglas debate. Topics were student-chosen, and each team will face another team on debate day. Students having iPads at hand was so … Continue reading

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ShowMe and Google Drive labels

Today’s objective: set up a platform for students to use in reporting out their analysis of a character in The Crucible. I decided to use ShowMe, so I created accounts for each of my students. I received email notification of … Continue reading

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Progress toward learning!

The results I had hoped for are becoming a reality in my classroom, manifested by students fully engaged in learning and today sharing quality ideas. Backtracking a bit, last Thursday I used Kahoot!, setting up a contest-format review of The … Continue reading

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iPads in their hands!

On Thursday, Library Media Specialist Mary Klauk and I introduced my students to the iPads. We assigned each student a specific iPad to use each time they work with the technology. Students practiced unplugging the iPads from the cart, but … Continue reading

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Ipads for Struggling Readers

Grant Proposal The idea behind this project is that struggling readers will become more motivated, capable and skilled when they have frequent and varied opportunities to engage with text, both reading and writing. This grant will provide a classroom set … Continue reading

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1/2/2014

Happy new year! Students are eager for iPads; it’s the first thing they asked about this morning. First step next week: 1. Provide students with a biology assignment and observe their reading. 2. Give them a written assessment to determine … Continue reading

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