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Student Movies with Tellagami

Have you tried the app Tellagami? It is a free app that my students love to use. It allows you to make short videos and it is an easy app for students to use and edit. Keep reading to find out all about the app! Tellagami is a creation app

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Making Inferences with a Movie Short

Using movies, short films or animations in the classroom is extremely engaging for students. I use short films from Pixar Studios to teach a variety of skills and strategies throughout the year. One of my favorites is “One Man Band” from Pixar. I use it to teach inferencing but you

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Student Accountability

Have you ever tried student-led reading groups in your classroom? Have you ever felt like your students were not putting forth their best effort? Using student-led reading groups can be motivating for your students but extremely hard for you to monitor all of the groups at the same time. By

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Make Watching Videos Safe

Do you show short videos during your lessons? I LOVE showing videos!! They are engaging and they can bring my students to so many new places and give them amazing learning opportunities. I just hate the ads, links to other videos and comments that are always appearing. Sometimes some of

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Martin Luther King Jr. Ideas

My students love learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and I love teaching all about him. In our classroom, we spend a whole week focusing on his life and all of the things that he did for our country. I use videos, picture books and a project to really make

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Book Talk Tuesday

Happy Tuesday everyone! I am linking up today with the amazing Deanna Jump for her “Book Talk Tuesday Linky”. I am going to share one of my all time favorite books with you!! I use this book to teach inferencing with my class. I used this lesson during one of

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