The Teaching Factor is pleased to share with you a variety of handouts and instructional aids that she developed for teaching literacy, gamification, and technology integration.  Click on the file name to download the pdf of each document.  And check back periodically, as more is added.

New Realms for Writing Resources

Chapter 1

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Lily’s Investigative Journalism Article

Chapter 2

Morgan’s Multigenre Project

Chapter 3

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Chapter 6

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Gamification Resources and Tools

Adventure Based Learning, Missions, & Quests Template

from Personalized Reading: Digital Strategies and Tools to Support All Learners

Legends of Hidden Temple Gameplay Template

Operation Game Design Slide Deck

Game Based Station Rotation

Filmmaking & Media Literacy

Empower Student Learners to be Innovative Designers with Filmmaking & Stop Motion 

#NCTE19 Presentation

EdTechTeam Summits

Spring 2020 Virtual Summit

Recent Publications

Bookcast with author Mark Gura discussing STEAM POWER by Tim Needles (ISTE, 2020)

Spreading ‘Poetry Love’ in the Classroom – Classroom Q & A with Larry Ferlazzo (May 24, 2020)

Reading by Example Expert Roundtable: Dispelling the Myths and Misunderstandings About Dyslexia (October 31, 2019)

edCircuit Supporting Diverse Readers with Digital Strategies (October 16, 2019)

The Journal 5 Ways to Inspire Student Literacy with Digital Formats by Dian Schaffhauser (October 9, 2019)

Education Week The ‘New Realms’ of Digital Writing: 3 Classroom Examples From ISTE b

5 WRITING STRATEGIES AND TOOLS TO REACH EVERY LEARNER Podcast with Cool Cat Teacher, Vicki Davis (April 12, 2019)

School Library Journal “Mockingbird” Should Be Part of Larger Lesson (October 31, 2018)

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