Posts Categorized: Teaching Tips

  Mike Collins believes that embracing blended learning could positively impact schools today. According to Collins, blended learning improves student engagement, the retention of information, and it serves a wider variety of students. In this day and age, where teachers are not only challenged with issues regarding standardized testing, Common Core Standards, and job security,… Read more →

The power of student voice never fails to amaze us! This is so inspiring, and the very reason we do what we do at EMC! The Flipgrid team recently had the pleasure of visiting our longtime friend Andy Plemmons (@plemmonsa), Library Media Specialist at David C. Barrow Elementary School, and his awesome students in Athens,… Read more →

Have you ever heard the question: What’s the difference between the theme and the main idea? “When fourth-grade students in Becca Morris’s class start listening to R.J. Palacio’s Wonder, she looks forward to the discussion it will inspire, with questions like “What does it mean to be a true friend?” “What’s the role of the… Read more →

Are your creative juices less than flowing? Teachers are just like everyone else, sometimes we all need a little inspiration – that’s why we did some homework for you. We found a great page on uniqueteachingresources.com that lists creative writing prompts by topic, time of the year, and more! Visit the list by clicking here…. Read more →

Show this gallery to your students to set up this fun writing prompt: “Write a story that begins with, “He was about to eat his breakfast, but then he saw something on the counter…” This article says, “Americans tend to lack imagination when it comes to breakfast. The vast majority of us, surveys say, start… Read more →

John Steinbeck, born on February 27th, 1902, is best known for his novels sympathetic to common people negatively impacted by political, social, and environmental forces. The Mirrors & Windows Grade 11 American Tradition Author Focus section on Steinbeck includes an excerpt from his most famous novel, The Grapes of Wrath, a primary source Letter to… Read more →

It can be difficult to navigate through the clutter and find resources that enhance your instruction. The good news: we did some homework for you. Here’s an article from Promethean Planet that lists 5 great websites to use  in your Language Arts classroom: http://bit.ly/1zTOgNM Know of another great resource? Share it in a comment below!… Read more →

Enjoy the Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday, February 16th, but when you get back to class keep it going by celebrating the February birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and the lives and contributions of all our 44 Presidents. Retired middle school teacher Phil Nast created this resource for Presidents’ Day Activities for Grades… Read more →

It’s a new year. For a lot of teachers, that means new students. For a lot more teachers, that means hundreds of new students. (Just when you had everyone’s names memorized.) “I figure you’ve got two weeks at the beginning of the year before students start getting offended.” says Heather Wolpert-Gawron in an article for… Read more →

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Student’s essay around the poles of Haida-Gwai: The artistic value associated with the the latest poles increased via the Originally Nations of Haida-Gwai

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