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Frayer a Letter Seesaw Activities

If you love Seesaw but don't always have time to create an activity from scratch, check out this Frayer a Letter slides resource from Jennifer Dean....

Edublogs: Blogging with Students

Blogging can be a powerful tool to improve student writing and increase engagement. However, it can be a little daunting for a teacher with no...

Freckle by Renaissance: Viewing as a Student

Are you an educator or parent in search of a website that can help your student(s) learn and practice math, english/language arts, science, and/or...

Freckle by Renaissance: An Introduction

Are you an educator or parent in search of a website that can help your student(s) learn and practice math, English/language arts, science, and/or...

Freckle by Renaissance: Assigning Assignments

Are you an educator in search of a website that can help your students learn and practice math, english/language arts, science, and/or social studies...

WriteAbout: The Spark to Get Students Writing

Students often want to write, but they need that spark to get the creative fire lit. WriteAbout is a resource where students engage in...

Google Books Ngram Viewer

Google Books Ngram Viewer is a unique way to get insight into the use of words and phrases in books over time. When you enter phrases into the Google...

Edji: Student View

Do your students struggle with reading comprehension? Chances are, you've encountered at least one student who struggles with this pillar of...

English Language Arts Nonfiction Text Features and Structures: Second Grade

Lester Laminack breaks down the nonfiction text features and structures standards for second grade into useful strategies, lesson ideas, and...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Rubric

When you're ready to assess student digital stories, it will be helpful to use a rubric.  There's no need to create your own when Kathy Schrock,...

Digital Storytelling as Authentic Assessment

To help students develop 21st-century skills, they will need to move beyond the traditional tests usually given and provide more authentic,...

Ditch the Book Report; Start a Podcast

In this TedEd blog post, Laura McClure offers a great 5-step replacement for the traditional book report: creating a podcast about the book!  In...

DOGOnews

DOGOnews is a web-based source for articles on content ranging from serious to silly. It is broken into current events, science, social studies,...

Pre-teaching Vocabulary: Inductive Vocab Teaching

Pre-teaching vocabulary is an essential part of the learning cycle. Oftentimes, we as educators believe this scaffold is important only for English...

Create a Story with Scratch

Scratch is an online community that allows students to create stories, games, and animations using a simple block-based coding language. It's a...

Creating Collections in Epic!

You can create collections of books and videos from your teacher profile in Epic! A collection is like a reading list or group of books and/or videos...

Creating Student Profiles in Epic!

This short tutorial from Ms. Mundo will help guide you through creating student profiles in Epic! Epic! is a free digital library for students and...

CommonLit: An Online Library of Free Texts

CommonLit provides instructional materials to support literacy development aimed at students in grades 5-12. Included in their library are short...

CommonLit Tutorial

Look no further if you're looking for quality, rigorous, and standards-based texts for literacy instruction! CommonLit provides...

Creative Writing Prompt Generator

Sometimes getting started with the writing process is the hardest part. With Writer Igniter, your writing students will look forward to flexing their...