Month: February 2021

The Save The Last Word teaching strategy is a fantastic way to get all students to practise both speaking and listening in the classroom.  

Save The Last Word Teaching Strategy

The Save The Last Word teaching strategy is a fantastic way to get all students to practise both speaking and listening in the classroom.   How Does This Save The Last Word Teaching Strategy Work? Select a text that students will be responding to.  Most commonly Save the Last Word is

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The Fishbowl teaching strategy is a fantastic way for students to get a small group discussion within a whole class setting.

Fishbowl Teaching Strategy 

I love using the fishbowl teaching strategy with my classes. Students love getting in and out of the circle and sharing their ideas with peers. The Fishbowl teaching strategy is a fantastic way for students to get a small group discussion within a whole class setting. How Does This Fishbowl

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Why Use Digital Escape Rooms in Middle School?

Digital escape rooms are a great learning and engaging activity to use with your middle school students. Below are four reasons I love using middle school digital escape rooms with my classes. 1. Collaboration and Team Building  Students work in groups (or independently if they prefer) to solve each challenge.

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Valentine’s Day Digital Escape Room

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in middle school can be a challenge – not all students want to celebrate love or are ready for dating – but most students LOVE candy. I try to focus any Valentine’s Day celebrations in my classroom around themes of candy or generic love (family, pets etc). 

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