Review Your Grammar

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in 6th Grade Humanities, 7th Grade Humanities, 8th Grade Humanities, College Language Arts, For Students, For Teachers, HS English Language Arts

Photo credit: Grammarly Grammarly is a free software to help students check their usage of grammar [and plagiarism; I believe with the upgrade which costs money]. Teachers can use Grammarly for their own work, and to have students pre-check their own work, which saves teachers countless hours of time providing feedback to students about their […]

What’s New At Newsela?

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Photo credit: Newsela Newsela provides interesting articles at a variety of reading difficulties. When using articles in the classroom, this could aid students who struggle with reading text, such as students with dyslexia & ESL (English as a second language) students, while still challenging students who are reading at a more challenging level. There is […]

The Wisdom Of Good Listening

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Photo credit: Listenwise Listenwise provides interesting podcasts for Science, Humanities, & ESL. When using articles in the classroom, this could aid students who struggle with reading text, such as students with dyslexia & ESL students. These podcasts also focus on exposing students to more complex language, vocabulary, and topics to improve their reading skills. Here […]

New Number Line App

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Photo credit: Clarity Innovations Number Line is a free app to help students visualize number sequences. It can also be used to show strategies for counting, comparing, and for arithmetic. Students can practice with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or negative numbers. I tried to use this app briefly, and I admit that I need more […]