Review Your Grammar

Posted 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 […]

B-I-N-G-O

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Photo credit: Myfreebingocards.com Myfreebingocards.com has a section for creating your own free customized bingo cards to use in the classroom. These can be a great tool for the first week of school, when you want students to seek out and find important classroom rules in the syllabus, or for when you want them to get […]

Which Language Would You Like To Begin Learning?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 1st Grade Reading, For Students, For Teachers, MS/HS Foreign Language, Pre-K Reading

Photo credit: busuu Ltd. Busuu for Kids offers 3 free units to teach students 150 words in Spanish & English. It is targeted for Kids, but they advertise that adults will appreciate it too. For flashcards for 12 separate languages, go to the main version of busuu. This could also be helpful for those who […]

What’s New At Newsela?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 6th Grade Science, 7th Grade Science, 8th Grade Science, For Students, For Teachers

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

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 6th Grade Science, 7th Grade Science, 8th Grade Science, For Students, For Teachers

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 […]