Ms. Martin’s Edu Pinterest Boards

Teaching and Technology Board

  • Ideas for what to do when the tech doesn't work!
  • So What Do You Really Mean By 'Instructional Designer'? | EdSurge News
  • 100 + Ways To Use Technology In Physical Education
  • Computer Teacher Solutions Blog: An idea for when you need a quick computer lesson!...
  • Technology Matrix
  • In this Microsoft Word activity, students become more familiar with the keys they should know in grades K-2 by dragging characters to their correct position on the keyboard.
  • This is a great site with technology lesson plans for elementary school children from very simple activities for kindergarten age through quite advanced lessons for 5th grade. There are activities for word processing, spreadsheets and graphing, powerpoint presentations, graphic arts, multimedia, internet research and more.
  • Technology - K-5 Computer Lab Activities
  • Hundreds of Resources for Teaching Using Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
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iPads in Education Board

  • "Slide to Unlock If you Agree" - Put iPad Rules on the Lock Screen! #brilliant
  • 2,000 iPad Lessons
  • A Comprehensive List of Educational iPad Apps for Autistic Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • Looking for ways to use apps in the classroom? Check out some of our favorite resources on ways to use apps with your students!
  • How to easily use green screen technology in your class.... FOR FREE (just need green butcher paper and iMovie) This is a great tutorial!!!
  • Over 50 iPad Apps for Dyslexic Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • Sidevibe is free and lets you turn traditional handouts into an online interactive guide.
  • Assistive Technology Blog: New in iOS 8: Improved Guided Access with Timers a...
  • ipads in the art room - www.rhythmandglues.wordpress.com
  • Make scavenger hunts for your students on your Apple device. Add a location and text to leave clues or prompts.
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Classroom Organization Board

  • Use a Parmesan cheese container to store glue sticks.
  • Use CANVA to TRANSFORM YOUR DESKTOP with Organized Wallpapers and Achieve Productivity Zen (includes step by step guide and 50+ examples)
  • (Cheap!) DIY Paper Sorter from stacked IKEA Magazine files. Just tape together with packing tape.
  • Classroom Hacks
  • IPad Charger:  Classroom Organization and Management tips
  • One of the teachers I work with suggested this idea at our first faculty meeting this year and I thought it was so smart!  When kids are pulled for speech, OT, reading groups, etc., they put the cup on their desk  to say they are out of the room.  It makes it easy to glance around the room and see who has been pulled.
  • Editable binder spine
  • 25 Back-to-School Storage & Organization Tips & Tricks
  • Zip Ties on desks to keep them together- Great Idea!!
  • Sayings & Posters & Quotes OH MY! Lots of Good Teacher Quotes to put around.
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Art Projects for Kids Board

  • Practical guide for making Wampum Belts in a 4th grade classroom.
  • Modern Art 4 Kids: Día de los Muertos Calavera Collage paper collage tutorial for Day of the Dead
  • African Art Lesson for Kids on Ashanti Akuaba dolls. Scratch art project tutorial.
  • Handprint Cardinals (by Kindergarten: Holding Hands & Sticking Together via Fairview Elementary School)
  • Silly sandwich- (Note: great art project when teaching about texture)
  • Wet yarn with glue, arrange on wax paper, allow to dry~Moon~by Elaine Carstairs Beautiful.
  • Pop Up snowflake craft
  • "Stained Glass" winter scene made with contact paper and tissue paper
  • Paper snowflake patterns
  • DIY 3D Paper Snowflake Christmas Ornament
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Twitter in Education Board

  • TweetBeam Twitter Wall - Visualize Live Tweets
  • 10 Ways Teachers Can Make The Best of Twitter
  • 5 Excellent New Twitter Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • 10 Ways Teachers Can Make The Best of Twitter ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • Dr Seuss Twitter Guide
  • Nurph. The Twitter Chat Platform.
  • 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Do With #Twitter Search
  • 8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture via @edutopia
  • From Tweeting to Teaching: How You Can Use Twitter as a Powerful Resource in Your Classroom
  • Create Embeddable Twitter List with List.ly
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Writing Board

  • 150 Amazing Writing prompts Pictures
  • PROMPTUARIUM | the writers store room
  • Soundfuel music for writing! I can't believe I didn't find this earlier!
  • 40 Really Awful Writing Prompts, including "Tell the story of a six-inch ruler that is possessed by the devil," or "Write a love letter to your favorite toenail." Seriously side-splitting stuff for the writer who's ready for a reprieve!
  • More than name, actually. Includes address and tons of other info.>> BEST. THING. EVER
  • 4 Good Tech Tools for Teaching Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • Getting Ready for Student Portfolio Season - Online Portfolios - Steps and Directions from Raki's Rad Resource
  • Top 10 Writing Websites for the Elementary Classroom
  • SmallWorld: 100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers
  • My kids are Minecraft crazy, so I found out about it and decided to make a writing packet for the kids to write about their adventures instead of just telling me about them!
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STEAM Board

  • For the month of October, we will be sharing a daily low-prep STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activity. You and your kiddos are going to love all of the low-prep STEAM activities that we have in store at OurFamilyCode! #daysofSTEAM #31
  • Overview | Cardboard Fundamentals | Adafruit Learning System
  • Newspaper shoe challenge - give students newspaper and tape and the possibilities are endless. STEAM project
  • Picture of Laser Cut Mini Frame Loom Weaving
  • This is a 3D printable weaving loom I made for my kids. They like it and your kids will like it too. All you need is this loom and some wool to get started.    Have fun.
  • Check out this quick and efficient way for students to cut their own yarn! The trick to getting the yarn in there? Cut open the bottle of the bottle with a blade, insert the yarn skein inside, and tape it back up. | Glitter Meets Glue Designs #yarn #classroomhacks #visualarts
  • How to Make a DIY Weaving Loom for Less than $20
  • free plans woodworking resource from eHow - free woodworking plans,wooden,small,how to build a wooden loom frame,sampler,easy,online videos
  • How to Build, Warp, and Weave on a Simple Frame Loom
  • 4 spring themed STEM challenges and literacy lessons to supplement four favorite read alouds! Easter STEM | STEM Activities | Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade
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QR Codes in Education Board

  • #PhysEd QR Codes Projects: See some of the amazing ways #physed teachers are using QR codes in their teaching and learn how you can get started with your very own project!
  • Kathy Schrock's massive list of links to ideas for using QR codes in the classroom
  • Free Technology for Teachers: Three Things to do With QR Codes On Back-to-School Night
  • free-qr-voice-codes-vocabulary-printable and lined writing paper summer theme
  • FlapJack Educational Resources: Tons of tutorials, freebies, and resources for using QR codes in your classroom
  • Super classroom QR code tips by Teaching with Nancy
  • Learn how to scan QR codes and see fun ways to incorporate QR codes in your classroom instruction.
  • This site lets you create QR Code scavenger hunts quickly and easily. The basic account is free and all you need is a smart phone, any QR code reader and a login for the site. Make clues with pictures or link to other websites.
  • Popular classroom websites with QR codes. Easy to print and put on a binder ring for student access!
  • QR Codes Made Easy
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Bulletin Boards, Posters, & More

  • Free set of printable CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS Posters! Great for any secondary classroom! They come in two sizes!
  • “My kids loved the white board messages all week!! Thank you so much to @miss5th and everyone else doing #miss5thswhiteboard for the inspiration!! All…”
  • My first day trying #miss5thswhiteboard !!! Love their responses. #iteach #iteachfifth #iteachtoo #teachersofig #teachersfollowteachers #teachershelpingteachers #teachersofinstagram
  • Rain,rain, go away... Three things I like to do when the skies are grey... ☁️#miss5thswhiteboard #iteach7th #iteachtoo #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers
  • One Thing Wednesday | Miss 5th
  • One of #miss5thswhiteboard that I did last week. #iteach5th
  • Work Together Tuesday | Miss 5th
  • whiteboard wisdom
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Dr. Seuss Board

  • Dr. Seuss Crossword Puzzle
  • Addition+to+Ten+Color+Fun
  • Dr. Seuss books with activities for each book. printable coloring sheets, and crayons in goodie bags.
  • Dr. Seuss library bulletin board: whole school favorite book graph. Place votes with circle stickers.
  • 4 Dr. Seuss STEM Activities for K & Early Elementary Grades (via Scholastic)
  • technology rocks. seriously.: Dr. Seuss Rocks! Tons of resources for celebrating Dr. Seuss birthday on 3/2!
  • This is my door decoration for Read Across America - Dr. Seuss - Oh The Thinks You Can Think (6th Grade)
  • Gearing up for Dr. Seuss week!
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Google Apps Board

  • Google Slide Books - Tech & Teaching with Arielle
  • El Chupacabra Ate Your Google Apps SimpleQuest
  • Save time with new custom templates in Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms
  • Google Classroom can already make us more efficient, but these tips can save you even more time and effort. (Images via Pixabay.com and Google)
  • Google-Pin
  • Google Docs Blog: Explore in Docs, Sheets and Slides makes work a breeze — and makes you look good, too
  • 16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms
  • 16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms
  • Color Code and Organize Your Google Drive
  • 80 Ways to Use Google Forms to Support Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
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Edu Videos Board

  • New- A Treasure Trove of Historical Footage Is Now Provided for Free on YouTube ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • BBC Class Clips is home to over 10,000 video and audio clips, helping teachers to bring subjects to life in the classroom. Explore clips from Bringing Books to Life, Dara O'Briain's Science Club, Seeking Refuge and many more BBC series
  • What Is The World Wide Web? A Beautiful Short Animated Explanation for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • great summary /intro to Ancient Egypt-done by National Geographic and only 3:09 minutes-
  • What Is The World Wide Web? A Beautiful Short Animated Explanation for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • Grammar Music Videos
  • Top YouTube Channels for Science and Math Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • 30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • like YouTube, but totally child-safe.
  • ▶ O2 - Be more dog - YouTube
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Digital Citizenship Board

  • writing prompts: Photo
  • Blogger Andrew Marcinek shares his experience combining PBL + digital…
  • CC image via flickr by Marcin Wichary I have decided to step off of…
  • Digital Citizenship Program
  • Comfortably 2.0: The "New and Improved" Digital Citizenship Surviva...
  • 5 Excellent Videos to Teach Your Students about Digital Citizenship ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
  • Digital Citizenship UBD Plan
  • Digital Citizenship Collaborative Unit Lesson Plan
  • Digital Wish - Lesson Plans: Digital Citizenship unit
  • Teach Students about Online Safety with These Excellent Video Tutorials from Google ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
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Common Core Board

  • Library of over 500 free, teacher-developed lessons for grades K-12.
  • Cool Tools to Conquer the Common Core (at TeachMeetNJ, August 2014)
  • Introducing trackcc for browsing, tracking & sharing Common Core - includes I Can Statements in kid friendly language. CCSS The best Common Core app we've tried! Right now it's easy to enter to win a teacher subscription - 1 in 3 wins (and the app itself is free!)
  • Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4. In which John covers the long, long history of ancient Egypt, including the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, and even a couple of intermediate periods. Learn about mummies, pharaohs, pyramids and the Nile with John Green. Subjects: History, Ancient Egypt. Length: 11:55.
  • New Reading Comprehension Passages on  ReadWorks.org - great free website!
  • Implementing the Common Core (many resources here)
  • Meet Common Core using Educreations
  • Common Core Activities with Frolyc
  • Language Arts Resources for the Common Core (easily pin these great freebies on Mastery Connect)
  • Technology Tailgate: Common Core Apps for Several Grade Levels and FREE Accountability Activity Sheets
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IWB Resources Board

  • SMART Board Goodies
  • Smart board activities...this site is amazing!!
  • great smartboard site
  • Interactive Classroom Games -   These game-show themed interactive games can be customized to your curriculum! Includes five game-show-themed games: Who Wants to Get Rich?, Are You Smarter Than…, What Is?, Classroom Feud and Wheel of Fame.  Create an unlimited amount of games for any grade level. Includes two site licenses. Works with all computers, projectors and whiteboards including SMART boards, Promethean Boards, Vboards and more.
  • A site with MANY geography Smartboard games
  • SO many easy tricks to use with your SMART board!!!!! Just in case I ever need to know.
  • Gynzy is a very cool website with lots of activities for elementary teachers to use with interactive whiteboards, interactive projectors or slates.
  • SMARTBoard Resources for Teachers by grade level
  • FREE for whiteboard  - Adaptations: Behavioral and structural
  • Interactive Websites for Your SMARTboard | Learn Moore Stuff
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Media Centers Board

  • Star Wars library reading door
  • Netflix for kid's eBooks. Free forever to Teachers and Librarians!
  • Book title crossword ... Could do with authors or genres
  • An Amazon Listing Cumulative Novel Project! Students make their own book listing for a novel they have read. They write a summary, select important quotes, write a review, and more!
  • Reading fair - like a science fair, but with books! I would love to do this for a book report type project when we study the components of stories (plote, theme, setting, conflict, etc.)!
  • Fabulous winter library display
  • Book snowman! @librarykitty3 @melanierj
  • All about webtools for school library media specialists (and teachers, too!)
  • Interactive End Caps for Your Book Shelves | Green Forest High School. (Topics: wish list, literary bucket list, places books have taken you, book crush, evil villains, hidden gems, fictional career...)
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