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Friday Tech Tips - April 5th

By: Kylie Hollatz

April 07, 2019

Tech Tips

Spring into technology!! Especially if it’s  with a unicorn:)!!

Shout Outs

 

Fashmates.com: Mrs. M. Hillen's 8th grade Exploratory Class created five outfits to depict the elements and principles of design.

 

5th grade tech class with Mrs. Hollatz students wrote a funny poem after watching a Kenn Nesbitt animated poem.  Then they animated their creation on Scratch.

 

5th grade in Mrs. Wietfeld’s class they created Idiom videos with Flipgrid and also made Adobe Spark videos on vocabulary.  Vocabulary Videos: https://spark.adobe.com/video/Rc5CTdNNuaAzs

 

https://spark.adobe.com/video/xGnpvb8aPJCZs

 

https://flipgrid.com/fdf72430

Tech Tips for Poetry Month

https://www.weareteachers.com/24-must-share-poems-for-middle-school-and-high-school/?utm_source=WAT_MDR&utm_medium=Enews&utm_campaign=WAT_Enews040419:  We Are Teachers with many poem examples.

 

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/five-creative-ways-teach-haiku/:  Haikus for grades 1 & 2 but could be revamped for older kids.

 

http://www.digitalwish.com/dw/digitalwish/view_lesson_plans?keyword=poetry:  Poetry Ideas for all grade levels.

 

http://www.readwritethink.org/search/?resource_type=16&type=28:  Poetry Generators on Read Write Think

 

http://www.joglab.com/wordfinder.htm:  Word Finder for acrostics for all grade levels.

 

http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/p180-list.html: 7th-12th graders get the opportunity to listen to poems by popular contemporary poets.

 

http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/index.htm:  Three well-known poets discuss samples of their work, and give kids advice on their own poetry writing. You'll also find guidance for publishing your kids' poems in the lesson planning resources for teachers

 

http://www.shelsilverstein.com/:  Shel Silverstein ideas

 

https://www.poetry4kids.com/:  Kenn Nesbitt is a poet and there are many examples of his poetry on this site.  We have his books in the elementary library.

 

https://www.curriculumpathways.com/portal/#search/g/poetry/z1/0/relevanceScore: Poetry curriculum ideas for grades 6-12th.

 

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/children:  In addition to the video collection, there are interviews with well-known poets.

 

https://www.teenink.com/poetry/:  Teen Ink offers teenagers a forum and showplace for the poetic works they write. Teens submit their original works and their peers vote on those they like most. The most popular poems posted by teens are showcased on Teen Ink. There's a forum for teens to get feedback on their poetry and share their ideas. And Teen Ink offers similar opportunities for teens who write fiction and non-fiction stories.

 

https://www.poets.org/:  Poets.org has extensive educational resources for high school teachers to use with students. There are curriculum and lesson plan ideas, a teacher discussion forum, essays and tips on teaching poetry. There is also an anthology of poems to share with students.

 

https://www.globalonenessproject.org/collections/9051?utm_source=Global+Oneness+Project+Newsletter&utm_campaign=7315ff8d59-National+Poetry+Month+Collection&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_484790f1e5-7315ff8d59-196527401:  Global Oneness Project National Poetry Month Collection

Keep Creating!!

 

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