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Motivational Memes

Motivational Memes

Memes are fun.  And entertaining.  And creative! Really! Memes are a great form of digital media that you and your students can use to relay a message, state an opinion, motivate and encourage, or make someone laugh. They can be a great way to process information and...

So, So Thankful!

A great Thanksgiving week is done and more holidays are fast approaching, but I would be remiss if I didn't take a moment to give thanks for all that is alive and well here at The Inspired Classroom. Our community of online and face-to-face teachers is ever growing! ...

November 22, 1963

November 22, 1963

No matter where you were on November 22, 1963, you remember that moment. At least that's what I've heard. I wasn't alive at the time, but that's what my parents have always told me. I liken it to when I heard the news of 9/11. I remember I was in my classroom,...

What it Means to Be a SEAL Teacher

What it Means to Be a SEAL Teacher

NEW! Let me read this article TO you!   Click the play button below or follow the link to SoundCloud and listen in!  As a teacher we have many responsibilities.  There was a time when I thought, first and foremost, our job was just to teach: to deliver the content...

Friendly Friday Hands

Friendly Friday Hands

What is Friendly Friday? Every Friday, my class and I have “Friendly Friday.”  It’s a great tradition that was started last year.   Friday afternoons can be tough and so, I started doing some fun activities that were steeped in the principals of SEAL: get creative and...

Technology in the Classroom

Five Cool Tech Projects for the Classroom

As teachers you are constantly thinking of engaging activities for the classroom.  You always want your children to have an enjoyable time learning in a manner that piques their interests. Technology is the way of the future, but fitting it into the schedule isn’t...

How 3D Printers Can Transform the Classroom

There have been many technological and curriculum transformations of the classroom since formal education was created. But two of the biggest changes in tech and lesson planning are having a unique convergence. For many educators, what was once touted as STEM has...

Art at a Science Museum

Art at a Science Museum

Over the summer I was finally able to bring my family to the Boston Museum of Science. My kids are at the perfect age to enjoy and explore the exhibits and activities: everything from the dinosaurs to the electricity, the explorations of sound and space. We saw a show...

7 Smart Ways to Use Creative Writing Apps in Teaching

7 Smart Ways to Use Creative Writing Apps in Teaching

Any writing is art, and it requires thinking outside the box. A good teacher involves kids in the world of creation and keeps them excited about what they do. Today, with technology development ahead of the curve you can inspire and engage your students easy as pie....

8 Great Ways to Use Google for Education

8 Great Ways to Use Google for Education

In this computerized era, Google is the most commonly used tool in everyday life; from starting a day with Google News to saying good night to a friend using Hangouts, many things can be done with Google. It is basically a search engine enabling everyone to connect...

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Motivational Memes

Motivational Memes

Memes are fun.  And entertaining.  And creative! Really! Memes are a great form of digital media that you and your students can use to relay a message, state an opinion, motivate and encourage, or make someone laugh. They can be a great way to process information and...

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Positive Self-Talk

Positive Self-Talk

What is Positive Self-Talk? The voice inside our own heads is very powerful and something that we can't escape.  What that voice says to us can really affect our mood, our motivation and our growth.  If that voice is always saying things such as, "I bet you couldn't...

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