Monday, March 9, 2015

Resource Roundup: Reading, Poetry, and Gmail

You may have noticed that you are receiving fewer updates to Keystone Tech Talk. I've been trying to share resources more effectively via email. For example, I've sent Google Classroom updates to teachers who currently use Classroom and upper-level math resources to the high school math teachers. I will continue to post resources with more overall appeal on this blog.

Reading
Source
How to Get Kids to Read Independently--A summary of the findings of the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report: Fifth Edition.

10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills
Use photos to get students to slow down, notice details, and make connections.

Brisk and Bright Approaches for National Poetry Month
Activities and strategies for making that poetry unit more engaging for students.


Gmail
How to Share Files, Photos, and Links via Gmail in iOS
If you're using the Gmail app on your iPad or iPhone (instead of the Mail app that came with the device), this article gives a simple tip on how to send photos and other files through the Gmail app. I use the Gmail app to check my school email on my phone and personal iPad in order to keep my school and personal email separate.


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