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Teacher Tools: Episode 9: One Great Resource for Inspirational/ Motivational Videos for Your Classroom

Teacher Tools: Episode 9: One Great Resource for Inspirational/ Motivational Videos for Your Classroom

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  You’re always looking for new inspiration, great ways to grab your students attention and to help keep them motivated. You’re going to love the site The Kid Should See This.  This site is great for a wide range of subjects, topics, and age levels. Bonus, it’s super easy to search!  

Teacher Tools: Episode 7: How to do group conference Calls

Teacher Tools: Episode 7: How to do group conference Calls

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Sometimes you just need to have a face to face conversation, but you just can’t get your schedules to line up. Zoom.us has become my new go to tool for super simple video conferencing. Since I do a lot of teaching online, being able to do group conference calls is essential, and the newest tool […]

Teacher Tools Episode 8: How to Create online Courses

Teacher Tools Episode 8: How to Create online Courses

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Love the idea of teaching online, or just wish that there was any easier way to reach all of your students? Wish that there was some way to check for students understanding and give them automatic feedback? I’ve been using zippy courses by Social Triggers for 2 years now and really love it. In the […]

Teacher Tools: Episode 6: Pinterest

Teacher Tools: Episode 6: Pinterest

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  You might be staying away from pinterest because you’re afraid that you’re going to waste your time scrolling and scrolling and scrolling. Or you might be on it, but feel like you need some help organizing ideas.  It doesn’t have to be a waste of time. I’ve found it to be a great source […]

Teacher Tools: Episode 5: How to make Videos

Teacher Tools: Episode 5: How to make Videos

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  If you want to start using more video in your classroom, but aren’t sure how, this has quickly become my go to tool for creating videos. As I mention in the video below, don’t let the pricing scare you off, tell them what you want to use it for, and they should be able […]

Teacher Tools: Episode 4: How to use SELZ

Teacher Tools: Episode 4: How to use SELZ

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You have lots of ideas. You want to share and sell your lesson plans, you just created an amazing workbook and are trying to figure out how to share with the world, or you’ve decided that you want to start offering private art lessons and running an art camp, but you need an easy to […]

Teacher Tools Episode 3: How to use the Art Assignment

Teacher Tools Episode 3: How to use the Art Assignment

  I was standing in the back of my classroom sobbing into the phone, my mom was on the other end, and students were about to walk through my door, I needed to get my act together. It was one of those crazy days, that turned into a crazy week, and then a crazy month. […]

Teacher Tools: How to make a fillable PDF

Teacher Tools: How to make a fillable PDF

I love using google drive, and canva to create PDF’s, but sometimes I always want people to be able to type into those PDF’s. In the video below I”ll show you how to make any PDF fillable, for free.

How to Make Cool Graphics for Teachers pay Teachers

How to Make Cool Graphics for Teachers pay Teachers

  I received a text from my brother, he’s an elementary physical edu teacher, he wanted to know if I could help him up his game on making graphics for Teachers Pay Teachers. As any good sister/ art teacher I said of course. However, that made me realize that if he needs help, you just […]

One Step to end the Marking Period with Ease

One Step to end the Marking Period with Ease

When I first started teaching I would dread the end of each marking period. Suddenly student after student would be asking for extra credit, and wanting to know what I gave them a ” C”, never wanting to claim that they may have played a role in the grade  that they earned. Then reports cards […]