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#DigitalLiteracy Mentor Texts

#DigitalLiteracy is a Resource that is Standards-Based, using 2 Mentor Texts per standard along with Scripted Lesson Plans and Digital Applications! On top of that, there’s Differentiated Written Responses, Rubrics, How-To-Guide and more! It’s a Ready-To-Go Resource that you can implement tomorrow! Keep reading to Purchase Digital Literacy Products and Mentor Texts!   This resource has been created for the Miscrosoft OneDrive or Google Classroom! It can also be used as a PowerPoint! This blog post has been created for…

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1:1 Digital Paperless Elementary Classroom – Criteria for “Technology Assistant”

Welcome back to the blog series! To re-cap, the first blog post discussed “The Beginning” of your technology journey and things to think ahead for. The second blog post discussed “Caring for Technology” as another topic you need to prepare for. If you missed either of those posts, click below to read! Today, I will be discussing how to choose your “Technology Assistants” and why this is important. Everything really depends on the types of devices you have, how many…

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1:1 Digital Paperless Elementary Classroom – Caring for Technology

Welcome back to the blog series! Today’s topic is Caring for Technology! Depending on the types and amounts of devices you will be responsible for in your classroom you need to have a plan to keep them clean, updated, charged and more! This is no different than establishing your typical classroom rituals and routines at the beginning of the school year. It’s exactly the same thing, just for expensive devices. Cleaning Devices: This is something that I’m passionate about because…

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#DIGITALLITERACY – Paperless Standards Based Literacy Activities

Created for the Google or Microsoft Classroom!

What is Digital Literacy? We all know Literacy means the ability to read and write. So Digital Literacy is accomplishing these tasks through utilizing technologies in the classroom. Digital Literacy is properly stated to be the ability to evaluate, create and share content using digital technologies and the internet. (Cornell University) This is exactly what I want for my students! Do you? I want my students to evaluate texts, media, questions, create responses and more using technology tools. Then share…

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Host a Book Tasting!

Book Tasting

Let me just start with this, if you haven’t held a book tasting for your students then you need to plan one now! This event was simple to plan and had great payoffs! My students were so excited and engaged, it was an event that made my teacher heart burst! There are so many reasons to have a book tasting and so many purposes. My #1 reason to have a book tasting is to share the love of reading. There…

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