Monday, April 18, 2016

iPad Mayhem

I have tried so many different procedures for storing our iPads and headphones when not in use.  Needless to say, I have YET to master this dilemma. I set aside two cubbies to designate for these supplies and THIS is how I picture it to work........

Well, THIS is actually as good as it usually gets!!

I am now off to search iPad storage ideas on Pinterest!!! lol

Also, while we're talking about technology....One of our report card standards for writing is that they explore digital tools to produce and publish writing. We have taken this standard very slowly, but have loved using the Paint Game on  I know a lot of you use this website, but I never really considered using the Paint game until a co-worker suggested it. My students love it and think they're just playing a game.  We began the year by just playing with it. I required for them to type or write their name and to attempt to spell something.  Here's a few of their works. Oh ya, we printed these pages out from the game and formed a class book.

We've recently been working on Silent E words, so I thought it would be fun to make a new book of nothing but these type of words. I thought they did a great job. Here's a few....

Friday, April 15, 2016

Freebie Friday!!

Testing Time!!! We've adopted a 3rd grade class to give some motivation to! I thought maybe you could use a few ideas. The starburst and mint cards were not mine, so I had to make my own version to be able to give away free.  Enjoy your freebie!!

Click HERE for a freebie!

Friday, April 8, 2016

Freebie Friday! Let's Go Fishing!

Who remembers this game?? I found this one at our local thrift store and knew my Kinders would love it! I simply added some sight words to the fish, provided them a 1 minute timer, and created a recording sheet.........instant sight word center!! Check them out!

For the FREEBIE, I've given you a color and black and white copy of the recording sheet, along with some fish cards in case you can't find this game. Click HERE to get yours!