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Board: Second Grade 07-17-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By jenstuff

You've gotten some great suggestions. My best advice is to use a core group of 10 or so apps so that the students really get used to the functionality. Eventually they will come up with all sorts of...
Board: Sixth Grade 09-05-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Posted By jenstuff
sixth grade

I love sixth grade because you never know which kid you are going to get. On any given day they may be prepared to do anything for a sticker, then on the next day they are just as likely to roll...
Board: Third Grade 10-05-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Posted By jenstuff
a few more ideas

You could show them how to use Google forms. There are tons of uses for those handy guys! Also, you could show them how to use flubaroo on a google sheet (with the results from a form) to create a...
Board: High School 09-19-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Posted By jenstuff
what do set your projector at ?

I bought one as well and it works,but the settings for the resolution on the screen are way off. It is super tiny and difficult to read. Any suggestions?
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Posted By jenstuff
Counting by 7's

I loved this one too. It has been going around my classroom from person to person since I brought it in last week!
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 09-11-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Posted By jenstuff
Lots of good recommendations above.

For reading - Notice and Note and anything by Laura Robb. They are super practical and hands on kind of titles

Writing: Anything by Jeff Anderson - but especially 10 things every writer needs -...
Board: Sixth Grade 07-14-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By jenstuff

I've taught sixth grade for nine years now, and for what its worth, I've never done it the same way twice. Last year I had binders with - bellwork, reading & writing mini lessons, grammar, & vocab. I...
Board: Writing & Language Arts 07-14-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By jenstuff
ohhh! There are so many!

I love anything by Barry Lane! He is very practical which I love! Before you buy anything though - check out the site it FULL of great writing activities for all age groups.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-09-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Posted By jenstuff

There is an excellent middle grades novel about this. It is called A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass. It is a great read and gives you an interesting peek inside the head of a syntheste
Board: BusyBoard 10-14-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Posted By jenstuff
Voice Thread

Try Voicethread. I know it is website - but I think they may also have an app.
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 08-27-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By jenstuff
6 word memoirs

I love six word memoirs and do them every year with my class. With my group this year, I'm planning on reading a super short biography (article) or using a well known character (little red riding...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 07-15-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Posted By jenstuff

I do not have a suggestion off of the top of my head, but I'll keep thinking. Would you be willing to share some titles of the shorter texts you are using? I think it is a fantastic idea
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 07-11-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Posted By jenstuff

This was a such a great article! Thanks for posting. It is always nice to remember those moments when it isn't always about the "standards"
Board: Sixth Grade 07-02-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By jenstuff

I also teach ancient history and I do highly recommend the Inspired Ed materials. They are great, especially for teaching skills. (interpreting documents, etc) They sell their materials on tpt as...
Board: Sixth Grade 07-02-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Posted By jenstuff

Off the top of my head I'd say:
Anything from Rick Riordan
Heroes Guide to Saving Your Kingdom
My students like the Michael Scott series (I've never gotten into it)

I guess other...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 10-04-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By jenstuff
Amelia Lost

I would look at Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming. It is very interesting, as it details both Amelia Earhart's early life and disappearance.
Board: BusyBoard 08-23-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 62
Posted By jenstuff

you can't keep Your word
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-27-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By jenstuff
Not alone

You are definitely not alone in the bawling. Every time I reminded myself it was just a tv show and to relax, something else happened. I think showing all sides of it made it seem very real.
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 02-28-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Posted By jenstuff
Love this one too!

I love this one too. The language in it is so graceful.
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 12-23-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Posted By jenstuff
Love it!

I love the bitstrips site, and so does my class. They loved making their avatars! The students get the hang of the process pretty quickly. I have used it for several assignments, like identifying...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 09-10-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Posted By jenstuff

That sounds awesome! I'd love to see it. Plus I'd like to know how to make the flip book too!

Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 08-13-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Posted By jenstuff
Thank you so much!

Middling, Thanks so much for the links. Anything else you could pass along would be greatly appreciated. I'm part of the year do you usually teach the book? I'm worried that it is a...
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 08-13-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Posted By jenstuff

I will be teaching Chasing Vermeer to sixth graders for the first time this year. I was thinking of beginning the year using this book. Do you have any suggestions or things that really worked well...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 08-08-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Posted By jenstuff

If you have a Micheal's close by, check out their dollar section (the large one in bins near the back) They Have a ton of super cute folders, magnets, binder clips, stationary, etc all for a buck....
Board: ARCHIVE 07-21-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Posted By jenstuff
Two suggestions

How about "I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean" by Kevin Sherry (it is a fun book and fits your color scheme perfectly!) or Swim! Swim! by Lerch.

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