My Top 55 “Must Have” Apps & Webtools for a Personalized K-3 Classroom

After four years of implementing a personalized classroom environment, I am often asked about my favorite apps and web tools to match our Common Core subject areas. This is just like asking a teenager what their favorite song is or asking an 8 year old what their favorite movie is. We are always evolving and…

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Using Spelling City with Gifted Spellers- A Two Week Study Plan

Help with Word Study Differentiation? Yes, Please! It would be very difficult for me to fully express how much I love using Spelling City in my classroom because this digital resource (App and web tool) alone has truly made differentiating word study for my students so much more manageable for me and more engaging for…

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Online Reading Assessments Made EASY and Impressive! – Literably

I just have to share a gem of a find for all reading and ESL teachers! I want to introduce to you, Literably.com. An awesome free app and web tool that will ease the huge burden of assessing and reporting your students’ reading accuracy, comprehension and fluency. No one will argue the value of one-on-one…

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Using Word Study Apps and Managing Rotations for K-3 Centers

“What apps can I use during my morning Language Arts center rotations that fit Common Core Standards for word study?” “Are there apps that collect formative data so I can hold my kids accountable for their work and to also help me form my skill groups more easily?” “How do you manage those stations with…

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