Tag Archive: reading

Mar 25

VSRA Conference

Last week I had a wonderful opportunity to attend the VSRA Conference (Virginia State Reading Association) in Roanoke, VA.  As an ITRT I wouldn’t have initially thought to attend this conference, although I’ve never been let down attending as a classroom teacher.  I am thankful I did go, because I had the chance to spend …

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Nov 07

iPads at RES

4th graders at RES love to use iPads for reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary!  Thanks for the great pictures, Beth Ferguson (check out her blog for great articles about parenting students in the upper elementary grades)!! Kindergarteners in Mrs. Alvis’s class were busy today practicing how to wake up the iPads, “swipe” the screen (their term), …

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Oct 21

First Student Learning Slam – Edmodo in Reading Class

Our students are using the iPads to get the most out of their school experience each day.  They are creating unique products to demonstrate what they have learned, and are collaborating with others.  In an effort to showcase the amazing work our students are doing, I am going to feature student work in a weekly …

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