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10 Free Read Aloud Videos Sites You Can Enjoy Right Now

Check out the best picture book read aloud videos sites and Youtube channels. Video read alouds from publishers and actors as well as astronauts! Spanish read aloud videos for bilingual students as well! A list of the best sources for where to watch video read alouds for Kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth or fifth grade students. Great ideas for teachers in many of the videos as well!

As schools become more digital and virtual learning becomes more of the norm, it’s more important than ever to find picture book bread aloud videos. What is more unifying than the shared experience of a story? I mean this for EVERY GRADE! Read aloud videos for kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth, fifth grade AND BEYOND! […]

Virtual Read Alouds with Google Slides

Check out these can't miss tips to get you started with virtual read alouds FREE and EASY! Distance learning has made us all turn to digital read alouds, and these ideas, lessons, lesson plans, and activities will make it easy for you. A free Google Slides resource with linked Google Docs comprehension journal response questions included to get you started! How to make virtual read alouds happen including the lesson, discussion questions and prompts. Free resource for Kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth or fifth grade students!

Have you tried to do virtual read alouds? Maybe you’re doing virtual read alouds because of distance learning due coronavirus pandemic/ Covid-19. Perhaps you’re in the classroom and you’re trying to simplify your read alouds. Regardless of your situation, Google Classroom, Google Slides, and Google Docs can be powerful tools to make your life easier […]

How To Run Engaging Digital Book Clubs And Guided Reading Groups Right Now

Want to make digital book clubs or digital guided reading groups happen? This suite of free tools will help you run virtual book clubs. Tips, ideas and strategies for teachers and students in elementary to have digital book clubs. Ideas for Kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth or fifth grade kids. Distance learning book clubs or for any time if you want to go digital. Plus a free book club resource to get you started!

Are you trying to figure out how to make digital book clubs happen? Are you completely overwhelmed with the options and want to know what the best digital book club option is? Do you want digital book club tools? Do you want to know the best digital book clubs strategies? I’ve been slowly taking my […]

How to Use Google in Your Read Aloud Lesson Plans

Check out these ideas and tips on how to use the Google Suite of apps like Docs, Slides, and Forms to make easy read aloud lesson plans and work to become a paperless classroom. Simple and quick ideas plus a free resource to get you started!

Generally read alouds and technology have never really meshed. With the advent of distance learning or virtual learning as my district calls it, we’ve learned that they do indeed mesh. You read aloud a book. Maybe it’s an e-book that you might play on BookFlix or Youtube or the like. Or even more scarce in […]