ELD Strategies and Methods with Jamboard

ELD stands for English Language Development- meeting the needs of students that are learning English as well as the core content areas can be a challenge. Building language helps empower our students. One way to do that while we are working in a remote or face-to-face environment is to use Jamboard. Jamboard is a applicationContinue reading “ELD Strategies and Methods with Jamboard”

Math Building Background for 1st-Graders

Check out this set of math strategies to build background together. Students come into school with all sorts of varying levels of knowledge on subject matter. By building background together you all start off from the same point which allows for more student participation, more understanding and less fuss. For any language learners in yourContinue reading “Math Building Background for 1st-Graders”

Designing Learning to Build Background for Diverse School Populations

Schools today have an influx of students from around the world. Children of all ages come with their own educational and cultural backgrounds. We can no longer expect that all students in the classroom have a shared understanding. To have the same understanding pf topics (vocabulary, images, themes, expectations) and meet state standards, we mustContinue reading “Designing Learning to Build Background for Diverse School Populations”

Monster Math Kindergarten Review

Today’s new Boom Game: Monster Math Review. These Kindergarten concepts were made into a self-correcting digital Boom Game. Preview the game by clicking on this link. This self correcting digital game is a great way to fortify some Kindergarten concepts before the coming year or to start off the first grade year strong. Concepts includeContinue reading “Monster Math Kindergarten Review”

Happy Terrific Tuesday To You All!

A little alliteration to start off your Tuesday and hopefully it is a good one. Here in Gilroy, it is Sunny and the weather plans on being a scorcher! We are still stuck inside but are trying to make the most out of it. My boys are getting a bite to eat and riding aroundContinue reading “Happy Terrific Tuesday To You All!”