Imagine Learning version 13 includes the new Action Areas tool—giving teachers the intervention resources they have been asking for. The new tool assists teachers by identifying which students need help and pinpointing the skills that are giving them trouble.
Instant Data Equals Instant Intervention
The Action Areas tool allows for immediate intervention by grouping students together according to their needs. The tool provides a wealth of supporting content that can be used for guided practice. And teachers can instantly launch Imagine Learning activities and printouts directly from the tool itself. Read more »
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St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! To get your students in the Irish spirit, here’s a fun little song about writing limericks featuring Nick from the Imagine Learning software. Nick’s song makes a perfect lesson plan to teach your students about writing limericks (the lyrics are below for your reference).
OR watch the video on YouTube here.
And to get you in the Irish spirit, we’d like to have you participate in our annual limerick contest! Write your own limerick in the comments section below. Prizes will be awarded by our judges to the top three limericks:
1st prize: a $25 Amazon gift card
2nd prize: a Booster bobblehead
3rd prize: a talking Mike the Microphone plush toy
We’ll accept submissions through end-of-day Monday, March 18th. Special consideration will be given to limericks with an educational flavor, and also to student submissions. Check back often to see the entries—and who won!
Good luck (o’ the Irish) to everyone!
LIMERICK SONG LYRICS
Hello! How are you? I’m Nick.
Here to teach you a fun little trick.
To have a good time
when writing a rhyme
try writing your own limerick!
There are limericks of all different kinds.
So how do you write one that shines?
You’ll see that it’s cool
if you follow the rule:
a limerick is made of five lines.
So listen close to this song.
Lines one, two and five are all long.
And in poems of this sort
make lines three and four short
and I promise you’ll never go wrong.
You need to be sure and contrive
to rhyme lines one, two, and five
Then do it once more
with lines three and four
and your limerick surely will thrive!
So let these pointers take hold
And if you’ll write as you were told
at the rainbow’s end
you’ll find there my friend
your own limerick pot o’ gold!
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It’s an exciting time to be a student. As textbooks and teaching materials become more and more digital, kids are being immersed in a new world of education. With all the interactive capabilities of today’s technology, many students are “learning by doing.” And it’s proving to be a very successful way to learn. Read more »