What font is that…?

  Here’s a quick way to spruce up your worksheets: use custom fonts. Its easy to find fonts online to enhance the look of your worksheets. One strategy I use, is to look at worksheets I like, and then find out which font they used. (Consider looking at...

Upgrading your IWB Presentations

  One of the many projects I’m working on at the moment, is upgrading my PowerPoint and Interactive White Board (IWB) presentation and design skills. In terms of IWB presentations, you can find many teacher-created presentations online that may have...

Word Search: It’s not a dirty word

  There seems to me to be some stigma around the humble word search. I think it comes from the challenges and stresses facing the beginning teacher. In the quest to cut down lesson planning and preparation time and reduce their stress levels, they grab for a tool...

Going all out with glitter!

  Let’s see the New Year out with some glitter! I’m currently in the process of making some mini flash cards alphabet letters out of glitter. I’m also going to use them on my virtual IWB for a variety of projects. And you can use them in your...

Using portable projectors in the classroom

  A few years ago, I bought a small portable projector for use in my public school kindergarten classrooms. I’d been eyeing portable projectors off for quite some time, however, priced at around $500, they’d always been out of my budget. When I found...