11th Aug 2018

The concept of Bring Your Own Device or BYOD is gradually being implemented in schools and classrooms. BYOD permits students to use devices such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops in order to provide them with 21st century learning opportunities and […]

28th Jul 2018

Listening is an important component of learning. A student’s ability to effectively listen has a major impact on building the communication skills needed both inside and outside of school. If students do not understand what the other person is saying, […]

26th May 2018

I use Minute to Win It for end of the year fun but they are perfect to use as a reward, a celebration, a brain break, or anytime that everyone needs a good laugh! It is probably one of the funniest […]

15th Apr 2018

Book Trailer Project is a digital storytelling activity for middle school or high school students after they finish reading a book. Students need to take the key idea from the book to create a short video that persuades people to […]

19th Mar 2018

The year is wrapping up quickly so I thought I’d post my favorite fun things to do on the last day of school! As the school year winds down, it is sometimes difficult to keep teaching to the last minute […]

9th Mar 2018

I want to tell you about this absolutely free classroom tools for teachers that I’ve been using called Super Teacher Tools! This useful website provides free programs to assist anyone looking for teacher productivity and classroom management materials. The look […]

4th Mar 2018

Let me start by saying I am a believer of intrinsic motivation. I always dream of students working for knowledge’s sake. However, after many experiments year after year, I found that kids respond to classroom rewards well and sometimes you […]

3rd Mar 2018

Introduction Welcome to Forms of Government Systems Web Quest! During this web quest, you will be able to: complete a worksheet as you learn about different types government around the world through research using technology understand the pros and cons of […]

28th Jan 2018

Finally, we are off to the last bunch of poetry reading tasks in which you could engage your students after doing pre-reading and while-reading activities! Post-reading activities are important as they provide opportunity for students to make connection with the […]

20th Jan 2018

After warming up your classroom with pre-poetry reading buddy activities (picture prompts, title-guessing rebus game, and author’s biographical reading capsule), it’s time to set your classroom ablaze with five while-reading activities: suggestopedic reading-aloud, vocabulary notebook and word wall, think-pair-share comprehension […]

14th Jan 2018

Most language and literature teachers find poetry as the most difficult genre to teach. To provide a workable and practical solution to this perennial problem, I have conceptualized and implemented in my classroom an innovative technique called Poetry Reading Buddies […]

10th Dec 2017

This game is based off of the game BOGGLE in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters. The purpose of the game is to discover as many words as possible within a jumbled square of twenty […]

8th Dec 2017

I absolutely love winter holidays even if we don’t get snow in our part of the world! Coming from the Philippines where people start playing Christmas songs on the radio as early as September (right?!), I really get excited about […]

23rd Nov 2017

Can students find the safe zone before it’s too late? Or will zombies take over the world? Download this super engaging and fun conversation game now! File type: pptx ALSO TRY: FUNNY BRAIN TEASERS

14th Oct 2017

The holiday season is coming, beginning with Halloween so I thought I’d share classroom activities that I do as well as some games which really got the kids jumping up and down! As a middle school teacher, I always look […]