Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Phonological Awareness Continuum

I love good visuals! Just sharing this visual I made of the progressive skills towards mastering phonological awareness.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Words 2.0

Cathy Jo Nelson is a tech savy presenter. Her blog is very educational. I found this presentation she gave about using Web 2.0 tools with words. Check out her blog.

Another Boggle Game

Found this adorable Boggle printable via Pinterest!

Monday, June 4, 2012

Simply Learning Centers: The Daily 5 Checklist

Simply Learning Centers: The Daily 5 Checklist: Many teachers have implemented the Daily 5 reading program into their classrooms.  Here is a free weekly checklist that students can use to to self-monitor the stations that have been visited.  Students simply color the happy face after completing a task.

Thanks for sharing, Lidia!

PreKandKSharing: using iTechnology in the classroom

PreKandKSharing: using iTechnology in the classroom: See how this teacher took an art project and turned it into an awesome technology integration project using QR codes and Fotobabble.

PreK + K Sharing

Phonological vs. Phonemic Awareness

These terms often get used interchangeably, but they really mean different things. I LOVE this visual for understanding and defining the two terms. I drew this out by hand during a P.D. session once, but this is a much better visual!
I found it on this fabulous blog: Make, Take & Teach

Saturday, June 2, 2012

FREE Project-Based Apps

Thanks to TechChef for teaching me, once again!

Digital Storytelling

I came across this amazing wiki full of "how-to's" using many free Web 2.0 tools for digital storytelling. The video below, is created using the tools. Watch the video and check out the wiki by clicking HERE.
Thanks to Alan Levine for collecting these ideas and compiling them into a useful resource!

A Turn to Learn: How to Print on Sentence Strips

A Turn to Learn: How to Print on Sentence Strips: Here it is... the long awaited post... How to print on sentence strips!  I have to say, ever since I figured out how to do this, I have not ...

I didn't even think of doing this!  It would look a lot nicer to have text printed on sentence strips, than my handwriting looks! ;)

This blog has TONS of great tech. tips!