Writing Prompt Visuals: Anywhere on New Years

This is a series of blog posts that turn our Writing Prompts classroom activity into a visual image. Feel free to save them for your classroom.



Prompt: If I could be anywhere in the world at midnight on new year’s eve, I would go to...

5 Christmas Classroom Door Decorations Ideas 2018

Here are 5 ideas to make your door more fun for Christmas! Note: Click each picture to load the original source.  If you are looking for regular classroom door ideas, check out our post here or if you are interested in seeing Halloween door ideas, click here.

1. Snowman: This design is simple to re-create but it looks amazing.


2. Snow scene: Another easy to create door design. Cover the door with blue paper and then have the students create snowflakes.


3. Three Reindeer: It might be a little more time consuming to re-create this three reindeer door, but the result is amazing.


4. Reindeer Caroling: Another reindeer classroom Christmas door idea. This time with singing reindeer.



5. #sELFe: This door is really creative. Allow your students to take a sELFe. A play on words.




You can view our Pinterest Board: Classroom Door Ideas for even more!

Christmas Design: 4 Classroom Resources!



Prepare your classroom for Christmas with these 4 resources. Each resource below is based around the theme of design!
1. Design a Ugly XMAS Sweater: Wearing an ugly Christmas Sweater is one of the many favorite Christmas Traditions of many. A ugly Christmas Sweater is like a normal Christmas Sweater but tacky (not stylish). This activity is great for an art activity. It even includes the rubrics! Additionally, you can just give this out to your students for some engaging fun before or during the Winter break! 
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2. Digital Snowman DesignYou can have your students design a Snowman without the mess of paper. Bring Frosty to your class!

This product uses Google Slides and includes instructions to allow each one of your students to create their own Snowman design.  
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3. Digital Elf DesignYou can have your students design a elf! 

This product also uses Google Slides and includes instructions to allow each one of your students to create their own Elf design. 
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4. Thanksgiving Writing TemplatesDasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen.....You can have your students design a Reindeer.

This product uses Google Slides and includes instructions to allow each one of your students to create their own Reindeer design. 
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Leaning From Your Mistakes - TED Education



Diana Laufenberg shares three surprising things she has learned about teaching -- including a key insight about learning from mistakes.


Ready-to-use set of TED Talk handouts. 
They can be used with ANY TED Talk!

This is a series of blog posts that share the best Ted Talks for Education.

Writing Prompt Visuals: Christmas dinner

This is a series of blog posts that turn our Writing Prompts classroom activity into a visual image. Feel free to save them for your classroom.



Prompt: You are in charge of planning Christmas dinner. Create a menu for your perfect Christmas meal.

5 Videos to learn how YouTube Works

YouTube is a large amount of videos for education. They are all completely free with nearly endless potential for the classroom. Many teachers show videos to their students.

In today's post, we wanted to help you better understand the in and outs of YouTube. The creators of YouTube have created a number of videos to help you understand the basics of how YouTube works and some of things that you are able to do to get the most out of your YouTube experience.

Watch History on YouTube


YouTube Search & Discovery


Search history


Recommendations


Link your phone or tablet