In this case, I beamed
and had students
make the links/
The third graders have individual
spelling lists based on their own needs.
They each practice spelling their words
in a variety of ways, magnetic letters,
outlining words, palms...
On the Palms, spelling partners dictate
words to each other and they write the
words on the notepad.
Because of the portability of Palms and
keyboards, our district has provided
Palms for several special needs students.
The Palms are synced to the homeroom
teacher’s classroom computer.
Students earn “reward coupons” for
good behavior. The coupon lists several
reward choices, such as “no homework,”
“treasure chest,” “webkinz time,” “use the
teacher’s chair,” and now “EXTRA