Wizer is an excellent web tool that enables you to create engaging worksheets to share with your students. Wizer’s digital worksheet builder allows you to create as many worksheets as you want. You can include a wide variety of multimedia materials to your sheets such as videos, audio clips, images and different question types. And when you are done designing your worksheet you can then share it with students through Google Classroom.

Wizer’s automatic grading and checking features facilitate your grading process and helps you provide individualized and personal feedback. If you use a grade book, you can easily download students’ answers in csv file. Additionally, Wizer worksheets are a great way to check in and get a quick picture of where students are in their learning process.

Wizer is also is a wonderful tool for dual immersion classrooms. Any worksheet can easily be duplicated by another teacher and translated to the other classroom language, allowing an identical learning experience in both languages. Wizer’s audio recording feature can be used to easily add voice recordings in either language to help understanding and listening comprehension.

Wider is free for teachers and works across different devices and platforms. Check out these tutorial videos to learn more about this engaging tool.

Making the Daily 5 Digital

Making the Daily 5 Digital
Are you using the Daily 5 in your classroom?  Do you have Chromebooks or Tablets in your classroom?  If you answered yes to both then you are ready to make the Daily 5 digital!  Here are some websites and apps that pique student interest and engagement as they complete their Daily 5 work.  These tech components are easy to infuse into what you are already doing.

Read to Self:

  • Newsela
  • Wonderopolis
  • Flunecy Tutor

Listen to Reading:

Work on Writing:
  • Try using Google Slides - this allows students to edit without losing papers and you can follow their entire writing process, make comments and provide feedback along the way

    Word Work:
    • ABCya
    • Grammar Ninja
    • Spelling City

      YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips!

      There are so many ways to learn with YouTube channels for teachers and students! When you want to learn something new these days, most of us head over to YouTube. You can learn just about anything on YouTube: how to fix your dryer, how to create a blog, or how to use Google Docs. For students, YouTube is often their first stop when learning a new skill. Did you know you can also get notifications when new videos have been added by your favorite channels? Or that you can use YouTube as a curation tool to create playlists for your students?
      Here are some great YouTube channels you might want to use with your class:
      Hip Hughes
      HipHughes History is a series of upbeat, personable and educational lectures designed for students and lifelong learners. Videos primarily focus on US History and Politics but span across World History and general interest. 
      Beat Master Matt
      CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmYesELO6axBrCuSpf7S9DQ
      Mr. Beat is a teacher who makes educational videos about social studies and attempts to incorporate music into almost every lesson he creates. He has written songs about all of the Presidents and has created music videos for all of them

      A collection of mathematics education videos related to Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, and AP Statistics and full lessons that include multiple examples to help students understand math and complete your homework

      MrBettsClass provides education and humor on all topics social studies related and aims to tell that story in the most engaging way

      Tom Richey
      Online history lectures for AP US History and AP European History

      Paul Anderson
      Paul Andersen teaches science and specializes in Next Generation Science Standards, educational technology, and the flipped classroom

      Big Think
      This fantastic channel encourages students to expand their horizons and their ambitions by featuring videos of some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators on a wide and diverse range of topics.

      Khan Academy
      A go-to resource for teachers of almost any subject, Khan Academy features hundreds of videos on a massive variety of academic topics, organised helpfully by subject. It’s a great resource for teachers experimenting with the flipped classroom

      Virtual Field Trips


      Have you ever taken your students on a virtual field trip? If not, you're missing a great opportunity. You can take your students outside the classroom without ever opening the door. Like regular field trips, virtual field trips are designed to be entertaining and educational.

      Virtual field trips tailored to every grade level are springing up all over the Internet. Trips range from the simple, such as a photo tour of a famous museum, to extremely detailed and high-tech field trips that offer video and audio segments to make the visit more interactive.

      On a virtual field trip, you and your students can go just about anywhere on Earth!  For a trip to another galaxy, check out The Nine Planets.   An engineer who has a great love of the solar system put this site together. The star buffs in your classroom will love it, too.
      Panoramas of the World offers online viewers super high definition interactive images of hundreds of interesting and important places in the world, including the world’s great cities, underwater locations, mountaintops, and other famous landscapes.

      Here are some additional virtual field trips:
      Virtual Field Trips