Category Archives: Resources

Writing Process: Word Choice

I grade essays with the six traits of writing model. Yes, I know that there is a +1 now, but I continue to use the original six for my instruction. This post isn’t about the traits, but to share a … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Prewriting

The first step for any writing assignment is to prewrite, to get ideas going on paper. It doesn’t matter if students are given a topic or choose their own topic, prewriting will help them past that first hurdle: What do … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Introduction

For the next series, I am going to focus on the writing process. I will share some of my lecture notes, but also share some of my favorite assignments I use to enhance my classroom. Some of the assignments are … Continue reading

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Metaverse AR Platform

The Metaverse is only a screen away… well with the Metaverse app anyway. So download the app, scan the code below and experience what Metaverse can do. If you are reading this on your phone, click the link below. https://mtvrs.io/BelatedCheerfulAmericancrowContinue reading

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ZooKazam

Are you studying animals? Maybe even dinosaurs? Want to see them up close? Even learn some facts about the species? Then you need the ZooKazam app! (.99 cents and free.) This app still uses a target image. There are a … Continue reading

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Spacecraft 3D

Another A/R app that uses a target sheet is NASA’s Spacecraft 3D.  (Scroll down the website to find this app. You can download the target image from the site, too.) There is a main image (as seen below) and a … Continue reading

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Anatomy 4D

Want to see a human heart, or even the blood vessels in a body? Then you need to checkout the Anatomy 4D app today. It is free. Like many AR tools, Anatomy 4D uses target printouts that you will need … Continue reading

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Edorble’s New Web Virtual World

Welcome back! To start the school year I thought I would do a series on Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) applications. This field of technology is growing, and in fact, just as I was starting this post I … Continue reading

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Fill in the Blank

For this post I will share the idea of using the technique of filling in the blank while presenting. This is a great way to build discussion into a presentation, or help students interact with their notes. For this example … Continue reading

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PowerPoint Mix

One of the great ways to share PowerPoint is the free cloud-based add on, Office Mix. You will create an account online, but also download a “Mix Tab” add-on to your PowerPoint application. The Mix Tab houses some of the … Continue reading

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