Audio QR Codes: Sight Word Bingo

QR Codes with Audio Files Bingo

{Update: This post was written over two years ago, which in technology terms, makes it ancient!  The kids in my QR code pictures are actually 2nd graders now! Some readers are finding that the audio QR codes for this activity no longer work. You might try scanning a code or two to make sure it […]

How to access one of my free activities from Google Drive

The print button on google drive

  Every now and then I look at some of the “behind the scenes” parts of this blog and  I notice that the occasional user runs into trouble trying to print one of my activities that I’ve stored on Google Docs. Here’s a quick write up which I hope may help people troubleshoot the download process: […]

QR Codes for Sight Words: Attaching audio files

A fun sight word game with QR codes.

One of the first obstacles I encountered as I was thinking about ways to use QR codes with preschoolers was using information that didn’t require reading.  I knew that if I really wanted to have fun with QR codes with my students, I was going to have to find an easy way to attach an […]

QR Codes for Counting

Counting with QR codes

I linked up to Manic Monday at Classroom Freebies. Scroll to the bottom of the post to download your own set of QR code activity sheets. Ever since I discovered how teachers in upper elementary grades were using QR codes in their lessons, I was desperate to find a way to make it work in […]

Using the Kindle App for a Lesson: Put Me In The Zoo

Using the Kindle App to share stories with children.

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Using Google Reader to Keep Up With the Blogs You Want to Read

google tool bar

  Update: Google recently announced they they would be discontinuing Google Reader as of July 1, 2013. As a result, I no longer recommend it as a blog reader. Click here to read my newest post about alternatives to Google Reader. I’ve been reading blogs on a regular basis for several years now.  Initially, I […]