How To

Use Google Calendar to Make Sign-up Forms

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Last week I posted an article about how to use to two FREE web 2.0 services to create online sign-up forms for parent-teacher conferences, classroom volunteers, and so on. Google recently updated their FREE calendar that is included with their Gmail (email) service. Using Google’s new “Appointment Slots” feature in their calendar allows you to […]

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How To: Making Online Sign-Up Forms

So many of the procedures we use to contact and make appointments with parents are inefficient and extremely time-consuming for both teachers and parents. One very helpful way to integrate technology into your classroom is by using technology to make more efficient use of your time. Even if your school is committed to staying in the […]

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How To: Making Salt Dough Maps

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One interesting way to use Salt Dough in your classroom is to have students make 3-dimensional, or topographic maps. Using Salt Dough to create realistic topographic maps, helps students conceptualize a region of the world in a way that simply creating or coloring in a paper map cannot.   Basic Map Making Lesson Plan

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How To: Making Salt Dough

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I created a short video for teachers, students, and/or parents demonstrating how easy, quick, and inexpensive it is to make Salt Dough. Watch the video and learn how to make Salt Dough Salt Dough can be used for many learning activities:

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