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Five Minute Friday: Ready, Set, Jump


It’s Five Minute Friday time!  Remember you too can join in this “writing flash mob” and/or do it with your students.  It’s a simple and quick free writing exercise.  Read my post introducing Five Minute Friday for details on how to participate.  Also, check out how to incorporate Five Minute Friday with creating interactive posters … Continue reading

Teaching Overseas: How to Choose a Destination


(This post was written by Lindsey Harper Mac.  Please welcome her as a new contributor to adaptivelearnin.  You will see other posts from her within the next few weeks, so stay tuned.  We always welcome guest contributors.  If you are interested in joining the team please contact us.) You’re about to graduate and the world … Continue reading

Blog Challenge- 17 Inspirational Pins that Teach Character & Courage


Here are 17 inspirational pins I found on Pinterest which teach character that I would like to share with you. These sayings could be used as inspirational and motivational teaching moments for students.  Read them and brainstorm ways you could use these sayings to teach character and courage.  Students need to be taught how to … Continue reading

POWER-On Learning- What the Super Bowl Blackout, Beyonce, and Twitter Teach us about Effective Instruction


Who’s got the POWER?!  Who’s got POWER-On Learning?  “POWER-On Learning” is powerful instruction that inspires, thrills, engages, provokes creativity and humor, and instruction that is so good through numerous facets that students leave saying “WOW”!  During this learning student POWER- brain power- is on and fully engaged in relevant and long-lasting learning.  This is the … Continue reading

Two Yummy Pumpkin Delights


For Halloween or Fall fun, create a pumpkin delightful meal or snack for kids. Have them help make these orange delights.  They will enjoy them!  Here are two pumpkin delightful activities you can do: *Here are the ingredients you will need for both activities.  1-  Pumpkin Quesadillas (View the pictures for step by step instructions) … Continue reading

The Honest Truth About Spell Check…Sincerely, Teacher


Dear Students: Spell check is notorious for being viewed as dumbing down your spelling abilities.  Throughout my years in the teaching profession I have heard rants from many teachers about the evils of spell check and how it makes students lazy and unable to learn how to spell correctly.  The naysayers who view this way … Continue reading

Use Pinterest to Find Public Domain Images to Rock Your Glogs


Originally posted on Glogster Blog:
Finding websites that have public domain images to use in your Glogs can be a time-consuming task. Searching for hours on Google or other search engines for websites that have images that are public domain and royalty free can be daunting. I have found that a quicker way to find…

Unilateral Voyage in Mission: “Possibility”


I wrote this several years ago for a school I worked at, as a thank you and goodbye.  And to say, “even though I’m leaving we are still in this vision together to reach and help students succeed.  We are in this journey together to support students in reaching their goals no matter the obstacles … Continue reading

1 Year Later- Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I have Learned as a Twitter Newbie


What is the first thing you think of when you think of Twitter?  Most people think of a popular social networking site that people use for socializing, sharing random opinions and befriending cool celebrities.  Think of Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore.  Yes, they are no longer together.  But, they were one of the Twitter trend … Continue reading

Ways to use Mobile Devices in the Language Classroom


While searching for learning content on YouTube, I found this video.  It shows 10 ways to use mobile phones and devices for language learning. Although this video addresses language learning, the ideas presented here can be used in many content areas. I found this video extremely insightful. I plan to try out some of the … Continue reading

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