• Poetry Month activities for your classroom

    Poetry Month activities for your classroom

    April 6, 2022 AngeliaSimpson

    Not only does April bring showers, but also poetry month activities. Poetry is a genre that’s a jack of all trades. The friend who fits in at any lunch table. Its wonders never cease to amaze. Need to teach how fluency matters? Poetry’s here for you –  helping readers practice tone, pitch, and volume. Want…

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  • 6 tips for teaching reading and writing skills in any classroom

    November 29, 2021 AngeliaSimpson

    Teaching reading and writing skills through technology calls for innovation and creativity; luckily, thinking on one’s feet and problem solving come naturally to teachers. All that’s needed are quality resources to hone skills for creating reading and writing lessons that are both developmentally appropriate and engaging about various english and language arts skills such as…

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  • How to use tech to differentiate for students

    November 18, 2021 AngeliaSimpson

    Using tech to differentiate for students in the classroom has been the most effective resource I introduced into my classroom to broaden inclusivity for all learners. One size does not fit all in education, and it has been my experience (and frustration) that many curriculums don’t differentiate their instructional materials, catering to the average student…

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  • How to use technology in the early elementary classroom

    October 25, 2021 AngeliaSimpson

    Get learners off to a great start with technology in the early elementary classroom. Primary students are not only eager to use technology, but also surprisingly capable. Students are more tech savvy than ever before. They use technology everyday outside the classroom through parent phones, gaming systems, and their own personal devices. Early education classrooms…

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  • 5 ways to use Interactive Video in the classroom

    October 19, 2021 AngeliaSimpson

    Teachers, we’re entering a new frontier – interactive videos. This digital media allows teachers to boldly go further than we’ve ever gone before. Information right at our fingertips that immerse students deeper into content with just a click of a button. Simple to use, Nearpod’s Interactive Video feature guides classroom discussions, assesses student understanding, and…

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