Mystery Guest for Google Meet

I've been scouring "the net" trying to find fun and engaging ideas for my Google Meets with my students during this distance learning period and I found some great ideas like scavenger hunts and bingo games.

While I was searching I got a message from the teacher whose class I took over mid year. She asked if she could join our Google Meet one day to do a read aloud and I, of course, said yes! Then I thought, wouldn't it be fun to make it a surprise?

Ancient Civilizations Activities and Resources

I have compiled a list of activities and resources for teaching students about Ancient Civilizations.


Using Google Forms to Track Behaviors in the Classroom

In my post, "How to Use Google Forms in the Classroom", I wrote about using Google Forms as a means to track behavior in the classroom. Many people were asking to hear more about how I do this so I created a video to demonstrate.

Digital Poem of the Week

Poetry is a fabulous tool for helping students to develop fluency and comprehension skills while reading. Using a Poem of the Week format helps them to become familiar with a piece of text through repeated reading and follow up activities. I had originally created a printable version of my Poem of the Week activities but have since adapted it to a digital version for several reasons.