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Texting in the Classroom

Our students are saturated in a world of technology. As educators there is immediate buy-in when we connections between our students’ real worlds and our classrooms. One of my favorite (free) resources to do this is called ifaketext. It allows users to create faux iPhone text conversations. The website lets you fit between 35 and...

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------1------ Building Vocabulary --- This really doesn't have an activity to it, but I felt like this would be a great start to a activity. You could use the poster and each day tell the students they couldn't use one of the words in yellow and they had to replace it with one of the words below it. It could be a weekly thing.

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Texting in the Classroom

Our students are saturated in a world of technology. As educators there is immediate buy-in when we connections between our students’ real worlds and our classrooms. One of my favorite (free) resources to do this is called ifaketext. It allows users to create faux iPhone text conversations. The website lets you fit between 35 and...

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Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs [Infographic]

Global Digital Citizen Foundation| Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs. This is a fun chart that classifies verbs related to technology by their basic function. This could be an invaluable tool for ELLs seeking to build their vocabulary in the digital age, particularly if the use of technology is not as prevalent in their home country as it is in the U.S.

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Commonly Confused Words

Task card set for secondary to adult students. Use for test prep, vocabulary building, etc. Great for ESL!

Texting in the Classroom

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From Primary Education Oasis - Tier 2 vocabulary in CCSS (shades of meaning and text complexity). Pinned from http://theteacherblog.primary-education-oasis.com/my-blog/2015/01/building-vocabulary-skills-with-a-thermometer.html#

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