5 Tips for Spicing Up Summer School

Posted by Emily Guthrie on Jul 8, 2014 7:31:24 AM


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Topics: Lesson Planning, reading, summer school, teaching tips, tips, vocabulary

Quizlet Tutorial for Teachers

Posted by Emily Guthrie on May 6, 2014 7:55:11 AM

Remember when I told you about a few apps that my students taught me to love?   Well, I just jumped on the bandwagon and realized that one of them is going to change the way I assign vocabulary study.  No matter what words or book you are using for vocabulary, you have to check out this tutorial on quizlet:

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Topics: assessment, Classroom Tech, teaching tips, technology, tips, video, vocabulary

Implementing an Effective "Word of the Day" Program

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Aug 1, 2012 4:42:04 PM

Have you ever considered a Word of the Day program?  I used a Word of the Day (WOD) for several years to help my students (A) focus at the beginning of class (as we completed the WOD during the first 5 minutes),  B) improve their vocabulary, and C) grow their decoding skills by learning the meaning of hundreds of affixes and root word meanings.

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Topics: bellringer, Classroom Management, etymology, vocabulary, Vocabulary, word of the day, word origins

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