Digital Corkboard: A Game-Changer for Readers



IMG_4239 We all love it when our students use post-its as they read. It is a powerful way for readers to make connections about the characters or topics. We also depend on it to determine which reading skills our students are using, confusing, or missing. But, getting the kids to keep up with their post-its is always a challenge. Additionally, when post-its are tucked away throughout a book, students don’t always notice patterns, overarching themes, or character development. Don’t get me wrong. I use post-its so much we run out of them around March. However, using what I call “digital corkboards” has been a game-changer for my readers.

I wrote a post a few months back about using Popplet to stop and jot when reading. Since then, Popplet has crashed a lot so my students and I discovered other digital corkboards that serve the same purpose with different features. I make…

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