Curating and managing a classroom library of books is no easy task. Also keeping it up to date with new material and/or material relevant to you curriculum is expensive! If your classroom has access to some devices or your school is 1:1, EPIC! can help. EPIC! has a tiered price structure, but educators can create a classroom that students can use their platform for free Monday through Friday, from 7am-4pm. They also have a variety of non-fiction books to supplement your curriculum and audiobooks for struggling readers.
Watch the video below to see a little demo of how EPIC! works and how you can easily implement it in your classroom.
Having students create a story can help them improve their oral language skills, help them retain knowledge, encourage critical thinking, and so much more. Creating a story can be tough for a student and tough for the teacher trying to motivate them to do so. Giving learners a variety of options on how to create their story though and one of these options could be Make Beliefs Comix. Make Beliefs Comix allows students to create a comic from scratch or use a template to tell a story. Watch the view below to see a little overview of how Make Beliefs Comix works and how you can use it in your classroom.
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