How to Customize Boom Cards (Hide Cards, Number of Cards per Play)

Hide Cards feature in Boom Learning

Did you know that you can choose exactly which Boom Cards students can see in their decks or control the numbers of cards they play? This can be a game-changer if you only want to assign certain letters, numbers, sight words, etc. from a Boom Card deck as you are teaching them or only wish […]

Stop the Summer Slide With These Fun Ideas

reading books helps stop the summer slide

It’s important for kids to engage in educational activities during the summer in order to prevent the summer slide (the slide backwards in skills that children can make over the summer months). Here are some fun ideas for keeping your students or children engaged in learning this summer. Science Experiments & STEM Activities Hands-on science […]

End of the Year Writing Prompts for Distance Learning

At the end of the school year I always like to have students write about their favorite memories or what they have learned. It is a great way for them to practice their writing skills plus it gives me insight and feedback about what they enjoyed most about our time together. I would usually make […]

How to Assign Only Part of a Google Slides File to Students

So you purchased or found a great Google Slides resource but only want to assign a few of the slides to students. What do you do? The solution is actually quite simple and I wanted to share a quick tutorial with you to show you how to assign part of a Google Slides resource. Open […]

Easy Father’s Day Cards that Use Students’ Photos

Father's Day Card for digital distance learning

Since I received such positive feedback on my Mother’s Day cards, I created some for dads as well (couldn’t let them feel left out!). Students love adding their own creative touches to the cards and their pictures on the cards add even more of a personal touch (especially if the students take and send their […]

Using Diplomas, End of the Year Certificates Digitally for Distance Learning

editable first grade diplomas

Since many schools are staying closed for the remainder of the school year, teachers will not be able to print and hand out diplomas or end of the year certificates personally. In this post I am going to show you how you can still recognize your students and send them a special, personalized diploma or […]

Easy Mother’s Day Cards that Use Students’ Photos

Mother's Day Cards for Distance Learning

From Classroom to Keepsake: How to Turn Your Students’ Photos into Stunning Mother’s Day Cards With technology making it so easy to take and use student photos for projects, I was looking for a unique and sentimental way to use them for our Mother’s Day cards. I came up with some creative ways to incorporate […]

Convert PDF Files for Digital Distance Learning

How to Use PDF Files for Distance Learning

We have all had to abruptly change our teaching styles to distance learning with little or no notice. It has been very challenging! If you have PDF files/resources that you usually copy at school and use in the classroom, you may still be able to use them in your distance learning with a little modification. […]

How to Use Boom Cards in Seesaw

How to Use Boom Cards in Seesaw

I have received several questions regarding how to use Boom Cards in Seesaw, therefore I thought I would create a tutorial explaining how to assign Boom Card decks in Seesaw. You can assign Boom Cards to your students in Seesaw using links. It is important to note that Boom Cards can not be played in […]

How to Use Boom Cards in Google Classroom

How to Use Boom Cards in Google Classroom

I have received many questions on whether Boom Cards can be used with Google Classroom, so I decided to create a post and let you know the answer is YES! You can assign Boom Cards to your students in Google Classroom using links. It is important to note that Boom Cards can not be played […]