SHARING, CREATING & DEVELOPING-ADAPTIVE LEARNING AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS COMMUNITY

Oct 052013
 
Media Literacy: How to (and why we should) Teach a Music Video

Students respond to meaningful texts. I have found this to be true with traditional texts, with poetry and prose and art. I have also found this to be true for media texts. I bring in media messages that cause me to pause and question and think and usually find the same pieces are compelling for […]

Apr 262013
 
Five Minute Friday: Character Traits a Friend Should Have

It’s Five Minute Friday time!  Remember you too can join in this “writing flash mob” and/or do it with your students.  It’s a simple and quick free writing exercise.  Read my post introducing Five Minute Friday for details on how to participate.  Also, check out how to incorporate Five Minute Friday with creating interactive posters […]

Mar 082013
 
Five Minute Friday: Home

It’s Five Minute Friday time!  Remember you too can join in this “writing flash mob” and/or do it with your students.  It’s a simple and quick free writing exercise.  Read my post introducing Five Minute Friday for details on how to participate.  Also, check out how to incorporate Five Minute Friday with creating interactive posters […]

Mar 052013
 

Today Glogster EDU published a post I wrote called, Anxiety-Free Writing: Five Minute Friday and Glogging.  I share ideas on how to incorporate Five Minute Friday with Glogging and the writing process.  Enjoy reading it via the link!

Feb 222013
 
Five Minute Friday- What Mamma Did

So, here’s the cool new thing that I’m starting which will be happening on adaptivelearnin every Friday, Five Minute Friday.  What is Five Minute Friday?  Check the link out for details from Lisa-Jo Baker on her blog.  She’s the one who started it.  Basically, tons of bloggers are doing Five Minute Friday every Friday.  As Lisa […]

Jul 242012
 
The Honest Truth About Spell Check...Sincerely, Teacher

Dear Students: Spell check is notorious for being viewed as dumbing down your spelling abilities.  Throughout my years in the teaching profession I have heard rants from many teachers about the evils of spell check and how it makes students lazy and unable to learn how to spell correctly.  The naysayers who view this way […]

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