Lyndsey Kuster — Recharge & Reignite Your Passion For Teaching
As the school year starts to come to a close, I’m beginning to receive e-mails and questions from parents wondering what they can do over the summer to ensure continued progress. I made a summer …
I've had this little project on my mind for quite awhile now, and I'm so glad I can finally check it off. Never mind the fact that just as soon as I check something off, I usually add something new to the list. That being said, I really love how this little project turned out. This colorful set of cards will hang right next to my student computers. I already have a command hook on each computer, so my cards will hang there perfectly. I have 3 student computers, so I will most likely go back…
Technology in the Classroom
Let's get some technology resources together for teachers. Here are just a few: 1) 27 Apps that have changed my Teaching and Learning Practice 2) What do you want kids to do with technology? 3) 9 Powerful (And FREE) Tools To Boost Summer Learning 4) 10 Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Phones in the Classroom 5) Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers What other resources do you love? Add links in the comments section to articles, apps, blog posts, and anything that you think is…
Ready Made for Second Grade!
Last year around this time, I shared all about my absolute favorite stress-free morning work alternative: morning tubs. Since that last blog post, I’ve received hundreds of questions in my inbox about morning tubs and >
The Top 5 Free Typing Tutors: Exciting Ways to Learn and Practice Keyboarding
There are a variety of software programs and websites dedicated to typing, both subscription based and for free. Check out our top 5 FREE typing tutors below.
Disney Educational Productions: Elearning DVDs, Online Apps
Disney Educational Productions produces award-winning classroom media & elearning tools that enhances learning and unlocks student creativity.
12 iPad Apps You'll Be Happy to See Your Kids Playing
If you've been reading for a while, you know how enamored my kids are with the iPad. They are veritable technophiles, those two. I've started hiding the iPad most of the time because I want them to do something besides sit and play with it. The apps they use are awesome and educational, but too much of a good thing and all that. I limit their iPad usage to times when we're out (doctor's appointments, restaurants, etc.) and quiet moments when I'm involved with their sister. That's pretty much…
20+ Inside Out Clips to Help Teach Children About Feelings (The Helpful Counselor | The Helpful Counselor)
The Disney Pixar movie Inside Out was an instant hit at the box office. Children, teens, adults and especial counselors are drawn to the movie’s relateable characters and life challenges. As mentioned
Free apps list
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11 Free Reading Websites for Kids
FREE reading websites for kids! Perfect for Daily 5. Pinning so I don't forget to try all of these literacy sites school year. My reluctant readers will love these. Free teaching websites are the best!
Free: Wonderful Storytelling Tool for Kids - Storyboard That
Storyboard That is a wonderful free storytelling tool for kids. There are many pre-created image files for kids to create their own stories.
Free online typing course
Free online typing course. Guided lessons to learn step-by-step from the beginning. Learn how to type correctly in just a few hours using all your fingers. Web-based course. No downloads required.
A Handy Classroom Poster Featuring 6 Safe Search Engines for Kids
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Phonics Song - Preschool Prep Company
Learning Phonics Has Never Been This Much Fun!Children love learning to recognize letter characters with the Meet the Letters DVD. Now with Meet the Letter S...