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A HyperStudio Book Report Project
The sixth grade reading teacher and I collaborate so that our students read the book 'From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler,' do vocab, and discuss the story in her reading class, while...
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Ms. Kast takes photos of her students throughout the year and uses the pictures to measure their progress. Read about how each student mounts the pictures and writes their descriptions, memories and reactions about each photo in the yearbook.
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Avoiding Transparency Ghosts
Do you end up throwing away permanent transparencies because you can’t fully erase temporary markings? Here’s a tips for avoiding the ghostly traces of used markers.
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Clear Boards for Overheads
I teach math using an overhead and have piles of transparencies to wash each day. They pile up! While shopping at my local office supply store, I found a CLEAR dry erase board that fits right on top o...
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Fly-away Overheads
At a recent training in Manhattan, Kansas, I observed the presenter Peg Dunlap (staff from Kansas-NEA) using a cover sheet while showing a transparency overhead. The cover sheet had three pennies tape...
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Markers on Overheads
You can write directly on your overhead with a white board marker eliminating the use of transparencies and the chore of washing them.
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Organize With Overhead Transparencies
I have eight different classes in a two day cycle and sometimes found it a burden to manage make up work for absent students. Now I put work on overhead transparencies so I can hand the appropriate tr...
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Organized Overhead Sheets
At a recent workshop, the presenter had all of her overhead sheets in plastic covers. She could write on the cover rather than directly on the transparency and the covers had three holes so they could...
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Overhead Grids
I used to use overhead grids and do sample graphing directly on the overhead but I had to constantly clean the transparencies or throw them away. Now I found out that I can project the overhead on to ...
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Overhead Sentences
I use the overhead to have students arrange words into sentences and sentences into paragraphs. I type the words on the computer using a large font, print them on a transparency and then cut up the se...
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