Classroom Ideas

How to Play Virtual Valentine’s Day Bingo

Valentine’s day, like every other holiday for the last year, will look very different. Our school is allowing a Valentine exchange with a few stipulations– Valentines have to be sent in by a certain date so they can quarantine before being handed out.  No homemade treats (honestly, I think this

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10 Ways to Use a Virtual Library

The changes to the way we deliver instruction this year required a lot of new technologies and tools for keeping students engaged. My two passions are having fun while learning and reading every day. I always made it a goal to read at least 1 quality picture book and 1

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Tech Tools You Need to Try This Year

2020 was a year of many things–stress and anxiety of living through a Pandemic, the year of toilet paper hoarders, endless changes to guidelines, mandates and re-opening plans…but one of the really wonderful things to come from 2020 was the urgency it created to learn new things.  I’ve always considered

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7 Engaging Ideas for Virtual Fun in December

Many have been teaching virtually since the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. Others are switching to remote due to rising Covid cases. Whatever the situation, you might be wondering how you can translate holiday activities into your online classroom. I’m sharing 7 of my favorite go-to activities that I

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