The Scarcity Game

It is tough to make the first few weeks of economics interesting.  It is all about one word – Scarcity!

This is my first twine game!  Games built with Twine allow you to make interactive stories with multiple endings.   It is a great tool for digital content creation.  Try out the game and see if you can win!   Click Enter the Kingdom to start!    Click here to see the game in a new window.   scarcity game

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Get ready for September!

Ahh, the dog days of summer. A few more weeks and we are back to school! Here are a few of my favorite essentials for back to school broken down by grade level.

Daycare:
Daily Diaper and Food Log

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Pre-School through Middle School:

Weekly & Monthly Worksheet

Make sure to print out a weekly and monthly worksheet to keep parents in the know! Here is my handy bundle. All you need to do is print and fill in what you have on the agenda for the week/month!

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Kudos to you!
Celebrate students accomplishments with a kudos certificate!
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Middle through School through High School:

Animate your Google Classroom!
virtual delaney cards and exams of course!

Class Contract

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Kudos to you!
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College Readiness Questionnaire

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This 6 page document is an easy way to assess your students. The questionnaire is broken down into several sections that allow students to reflect upon their desires for college. Perfect for a lesson on college readiness and perfect for a college or career counselor to use before a conversation about college with students.

Section 1: Self Reflection/ Profile Analysis of GPA/ SAT etc
Section 2: Type of School Reflection (Size/ Travel/ Extra-Curricular Activities)
Section 3: Financial Status
Section 4: Research
Section 5: Visit
Section 6: Family History
Section 7: Reflection

Administration/ Human Resources Guides

Offer Letter Template

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Teacher Handbook

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Animate your google classroom, virtual delaney cards and exams of course!

Virtual Quizzes using Google Forms

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It’s 2019.
Are you still schlepping around paper in the classroom? Making photo copies? YUCK!
Who has time for that? NOT ME!
With Google Forms it is so easy to be paperless.
Google Forms allows you to collect data easily. I use it for the first day of school delaney cards, as worksheets, to collect volunteer information, polls, questionnaires, mid year evaluations and reflections.

In this post I will share with you my virtual quiz and exam system. Now, (If it has to be paper, I use a GROUP exam format – see my post on that system).

However, if you have computers in your classroom this is an easy way to cut down on PAPER!

Here is a link to the animations I use in this tutorial.

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The Virtual Delaney Card – EASIEST TUTORIAL!

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As most of you already know, I am all about NO PAPER in the classroom! That is why a few years ago I moved to a virtual delaney card for the first day of school. It takes less then FIVE minutes… you won’t regret this easy change! You can write the link on the board so students can complete the delaney card as a homework assignment the first evening, or if you have computers in your room you can have students complete the information in real time.

Here is a link to the animations I use in this tutorial.

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NO MORE OLD SCHOOL DELANEY CARDS!

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