Category: Digital Activities

Technology has always been my jam! As a Google Certified Educator, I use Google in my classroom everyday. Here are my tips & tricks to get you through.

Fun and easy STEM and STEAM activities for the first week of school

Easy STEM Activities for the First Week of School

Whether you are a seasoned pro or new to teaching with STEM, the beginning of the year is the perfect time to get your students set up for success. STEM also naturally lends itself to be fun, hands-on, engaging, and challenge-focused which kids love. They will feel more like they

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How to digitally check in: sel

Hi friends!! Teaching through a computer is difficult because you can not always understand what is happening on the other side. Without seeing your students daily, it can be hard to read them. I created a form to send to my students daily. This gives me a little insight on

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K-4 Digital Valentine’s Day activities

Digital Valentine’s Day activities are great for K-4. These activities are a great way to build classroom community and have fun. Here is a look at what I am doing in my classroom with digital Valentine’s day activities. Digital Valentine’s Day Activity 1: Send Virtual Cards My students’ favorite digital

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4 Distance Learning Hacks

Are you teaching from home this school year? Here are some pointers to help you create a positive learning environment for your students! CREATE A HOME BASE Create a one stop shop where families and students can access essential information for your class. Google Sites is a free tool that

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How to Host a Virtual Back to School Night

I am already thinking about back to school night! Since big groups can not gather, I am assuming ours will be virtual. If you will be meeting your parents through video, there is still so much you can do. CHAT LIVE Use Zoom, Google Meet, or another program to video

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5 essential things for Distance Learning

Looking for some new tools while you teach from home? Here are some of my favorites!! Click here to view all of my favorites on Amazon. Hue Camera The HUE HD Pro is a great tool that can act as a web cam, document cam, and much more. Normally I

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helpful Tips for Teaching from Home

FIVE weeks in quarantine! I Can’t believe it, and I still remember doubting that school would even close. This is the fifth week at home and I really have not left my house except for three grocery store runs. It is definitely a time we all will never forget.  Here

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free apps

10 FREE APPS FOR DISTANT LEARNING

Are you looking for activities to share with your students? Here are 10 of my favorite FREE apps and how I use them.  BOX ISLAND This is a basic coding app. Students move arrows to program a box through different paths. 20 levels are offered for free. Perfect for as

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Epic Distant Learning Tutorials

Do you find yourself suddenly teaching from home with your computer? You’re not alone. As thousands of schools close down, some for the rest of the year, many teachers are confused on how to approach the situation. I am here to let you know that you have help! I have

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Free Virtual Learning From Educational Companies

As thousands of schools close around the world, teachers are turning to virtual learning. So many companies are being generous and changing their paid plans to FREE. Here is a list of the companies that are helping us out. Newsela Newsela’s entire product suite is available to all teachers, free

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