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#NCSS14: Four Sweet Strategies – Reading & Writing in the Elementary Classroom

This morning, Deb Brown and I presented a workshop on different strategies elementary teachers can use in their classrooms.

We had a great time!

If you’re interested, we put all of the goodies in a Dropbox folder. You can get the goodies here.

Quick agenda?

  • Pathway strategies including questioning and graphic organizers such as POSERS
  • Three Stage Media Analysis
  • Collaborative document analysis using Padlet
  • Product creation using Our Story

We also looked at a variety of different online resources. Because we’re presenting as part of the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program, most of them obviously lead back to the Library’s stuff.

We also looked at  few online tools, including Padlet:

For creating final products, Deb shared a mobile app called Our Story. Perfect for younger kids. Another option is an app called Adobe Voice.


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