Everybody can have an attractive classroom, even if it has no windows, even if you’re not a decorator, and even if admin assigned you the ugliest room on the hall!
ChatGPT, while initially associated with academic cheating, offers English teachers resourceful tools for planning, grading, and instruction, acting as a time-saving assistant. This post outlines over a dozen creative applications for ChatGPT, from creating rubrics to generating writing prompts, and includes practical tips for optimizing the AI's usefulness. There’s also a toolkit for teaching ethical AI use, demonstrating that clear instructions are key to leveraging ChatGPT effectively in ELA classrooms.
What if there were a super fun way for your students to practice their grammar skills? An activity that would have them up and moving, even outside, weather permitting… I’m talking about grammar scavenger hunts!
Here are some cheap and free rewards ideas for your middle or high school classroom! High school and middle school students can be a challenging age group to motivate and reward. It can be difficult to find prizes that will appeal to them, and even more challenging to find ones that are affordable.
You will love these fun and easy ELA lessons and activities to use with your students this November.