Today we are talking with Amy Brown Science, The Lab (Liezel), and Kristin Lee Resources about combining technology with hands-on science instruction in secondary. Science teaching resources are among Boom Cards top sellers!
Kids need a variety of practice when learning skills. It may take multiple months for kids to become secure in their understanding of a new skill. By using seasonal resources we can keep the lessons exciting and engaging. Although the skills remain the same, by using seasonal themes the lessons feel different.
The shift to test-oriented passages diminishes the joy of reading for many students. Novel studies are the cure. Novels keep students engaged in literature and create community in the classroom. Add in Boom Cards comprehension checks for fun, not dreary, skills building.
by Melissa Caudle of Rock N' Learn Teaching reading is extremely rewarding. Seeing the delight in children’s eyes when they discover new ideas, new people, and new worlds is an extreme joy for me. The goal in teaching reading is to help students develop a connection to the text and understand the meaning the author... Continue Reading →
Join teacher authors Karen and Belinda as they talk about technology in schools. What works and what doesn't.
Looking to be inspired, but not overwhelmed? Kacie Brown from Having Fun First reviews Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom by Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke in today's blog. Her short take: Amplify will leave you feeling inspired and confident to hit the ground running with ideas that resonate with you. As the authors say: "just because we can do something innovative, doesn't always mean we should."
Prior to Boom Learning, students were merely just going to through the motions of learning another language.
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