Favorite Apps for Today

Here are a few new apps to add to your iPad. 1) Words that Burn: This free app has poetry read by celebrities! Could be a great addition to your poetry study. 2) Build Titanic: This free app from National Geographic helps students realize the magnitude of this tragic event by having them build Titanic […]

Poetry: Spring Writing Projects

Time for Haiku, Diamonte, and Cinquain poems I think! With all the gorgeous nature blooming all around us students have much to use as inspiration. Use these digital resources to get your students writing about Spring, flowers, and butterflies! Oh, my! Diamonte Poem Creator Shape Poem Creator Acrostic Poem Creator Haiku Poem Starter Haiku Gallery […]

April 12 is Drop Everything and Read

Tomorrow, April 12th, is Drop Everything and Read Day! In honor of Beverly Cleary’s birthday this national day of reading is celebrated. It is a perfect time to bring out and share your Ramona books. What a powerful way to instill the love of reading. Take time on Thursday to read a favorite book to […]

Butterflies: Welcome Spring!

This beautiful weather gets me thinking of all things Spring! Butterflies are really popular to study at this time of the year. Here are some butterfly resources to make science magical. The Kids Butterfly Site Journey North Online Monarch Butterfly Project Enchanted Learning Butterfly Resources Pictures of Butterflies American Museum of Natural History Butterfly Exhibit […]