Lego animation, claymation, stop motion animation. These all seem like complex types of movies that we shouldn’t attempt in a classroom. In an after school club, maybe, but definitely not in a classroom. However, I recently discovered that these types of videos can be created quite simply with an iPad, using the app Stop Motion Studio. Stop by my blog – Raki’s Rad Resources – to find out how my children documented the creation of their sculptures with this app.Pin It
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Sunday, December 14, 2014
There are so many videos to pick from!
Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because,and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
So now what?
Let's GET UP AND MOVE
like a gingerbread man!!!!
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014
Technology can be extremely helpful when you are learning or practicing another language. The translating apps alone are worth their weight in gold, but as with all technology, students must be taught limits and procedures when using translating apps in the classroom. Stop by my blog, Raki’s Rad Resources, for some suggestions on rules to use when allowing students to use translation applications in the classroom.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
What do you do to stay positive while teaching and juggling the new demands in your state? Please leave a comment! Pin It