Want to play relaxing music in the classroom without ads that pop up regularly? Then Songza is your answer! Consider using this site also for visualization lessons or writing with the 6 traits!
No Red Ink is a fabulous site to use with students in grades 4-12. What makes the site unique is that it customizes practice questions based on a student's interests after they complete an interest inventory. Definitely worth checking out to increase student engagement! :)
Animoto is a great tool to create video slideshows for your classroom or school. The best part is that they allow you to create a FREE Animoto Plus account for Educators! Watch the video below to see how easy it is to sign up and activate it. :)
How do I set up a free animoto plus account?
*Note: It will remain active for 6 months, then you have to fill out the application again. They just want to ensure you are still a teacher.
Sample ways to integrate animoto
Recognizing our Teachers of the Year in all buildings
I used Animoto to highlight characteristics of students to share at Meet the Teacher Night.
Quickly pull together pics from field trip events.
Note: All students have permission/signed consent to be photographed and shared.
Capturing a culminating project in class
Note: All Students have permission/signed consent to be photographed and shared.
Download this FREE QR Code activity to scan and view FREE videos of picture books read aloud! Perfect to use as a take home activity or listening center! Over 60 stories linked!
Images of stories are seen below.
I bought some gallon Ziploc Bags and clear packaging tape to adhere the cover. Then, I laminated the individual sheets, cut them, and placed them inside the bag.
Add the Retell bookmark below to the bag and now you can check for understanding as well!
Technology Integration Specialist for FTCSC