First Days

Would it be helpful to share particular strategies we use to start the year? Continue reading First Days

#clmooc #digilit Sunday A Walk in Public Places

 A Walk in Public Places: My walk on Thursday Couldn’t add: Free Little Library Our side of town was once owned and maintained by the government during the building of Grand Coulee Dam, and our town benefits from that infrastructure Continue reading #clmooc #digilit Sunday A Walk in Public Places

#clmooc Puzzling

@cogdog @dogtrax @telliowkuwp @Bali_Maha @NomadWarMachine Challenge: using photo as prompt write blog post #clmooc pic.twitter.com/wz31nZS8ZL — Simon Ensor (@sensor63) July 19, 2015 Puzzles are systems, as Steve Wheeler explains in his blog about the above picture sent to him by Continue reading #clmooc Puzzling

#clmooc #digilit Random Me

Again an exciting summer of self-chosen professional development to become a better writer and a better teacher. My summer PD with CLMooc often includes poetry. Last year we played #poettag and this year we play #clPoem, suggested by Jeffrey Keefer. That’s the thing about clmooc: Continue reading #clmooc #digilit Random Me

#DigiLit Sunday GiverCraft #EDGamify

DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, November 16, 2014.     Something exciting is happening to the balance of my Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday GiverCraft #EDGamify

#DigiLit Sunday #NaNoWriMo Google Apps

DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, November 9, 2014.   Our students in grades seven and eight are participating in Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday #NaNoWriMo Google Apps

#DigiLit Sunday #NaNoWriMo #clmooc

DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, November 2, 2014.    Engaged ! In October, we begin our preparation for our Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday #NaNoWriMo #clmooc

Connected Learners #ce14 #clmooc #DigiLit Sunday

Connections.  Everywhere. A network of sharing and growing. That’s what being a connected learner is.  My connection with #clmooc has expanded my focus from one classroom and one teacher, to a networked community from which I can give just as Continue reading Connected Learners #ce14 #clmooc #DigiLit Sunday

#DigiLit Sunday Essentials #ce14 #ccss

DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, October 12, 2014. DigiLit Sunday  this week is a review of what is essential.  Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday Essentials #ce14 #ccss

#DigiLit Sunday Google Slides, Wordle, Veterans Day

My favorite presentation tool: Google Slides. First of all, it has really advanced since the time my students created the project I will share. Take a look at this Parent Night Slideshow. Google Slides has transitions, animations, and themes to Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday Google Slides, Wordle, Veterans Day

#DigiLit Sunday Differentiation

DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, September 28, 2014.   How do I differentiate reading materials so students can approach Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday Differentiation