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Back to School w/ @TeachTCI: Interactive Student Notebook Webinar

As you are getting back in the swing of things; add the ability to use the Interactive Student Notebook with your TCI program.  Watch this 30-minute webinar and see why ISNs are all the rage! Then, see the FREE lesson that we have and select METHODS BOOK pages that can take you deeper.

TCI Free Lesson: The Interactive Student Notebook

The most popular free lesson on our site five years running has been our lesson on getting started with the ISN.  We’ve updated and redesigned the lesson with a presentation and directions for print AND digital ISN’s.   Everything you need to conduct this lesson from start to finish is in this slide show.  Feel […]

The Interactive Student Notebook

The interactive student notebook (ISN) has been around since the 1970s.  Like all great ideas, it is timeless.  Since ISNs are the heart of how students respond to TCI lessons, we have lots of tools that we use to teach how to create great notebooks in digital or print.  These tools may be webinars, a free lesson […]

Interactive Student Notebook: Top Tips

Nothing generates more discussion and questions than the Interactive Student Notebook. Teachers are eager for tips on how to grade them and have a life, how to create engaging assignments, and how to manage them. Here are our top tips that we shared in our webinar, The Best Ideas for Managing and Evaluating the Interactive […]

The ISN: Consumables vs. 3Rings/Spirals/Composition Books

Dawn Smith and I had a chance to talk about what type of notebooks we like as teachers.  Hear 0ur coffee talk on whether consumables or having students create their own interactive student notebooks (ISN) is the better way to go.  The best part is, there is no one answer.  TCI gives you the tools […]

Student Perspectives on the Interactive Student Notebook

Becky Suthers is a TCI Trainer and fifth-grade teacher in a small town in Texas. She has three students in her class: Bo, Shy and Cierra. Here she shares what they think about the Interactive Student Notebook.  Seems like this month is all about the Interactive Student Notebook (ISN) and there are many great ideas on […]

Interactive Student Notebook Idea: Eulogies

We’re full of creative ideas for the Interactive Student Notebook this month. There are so many ways you can encourage students to take notes graphically and to process information. One of my favorite processing assignments is to have students write a eulogy. The eulogy could be for a person, like Susan B. Anthony or Abraham […]

PureGenius Contest: What is Your Great Notebook Idea?

Teachers love to talk about the Interactive Student Notebook. In my experience, nothing generates more conversation than the simple question, “How do you grade the notebook?” So we thought that having a PureGenius contest on the Interactive Student Notebook would be a perfect way to kick off 2011. Teachers can enter their ideas for a […]

Keeping Up with Interactive Student Notebooks

I’m always looking to be more efficient so I can be the most effective with my students, especially since I teach in a huge public high school where 165 students sit before me each day.  Streamlining things like taking attendance more quickly, getting students into cooperative groups faster, making activity transitions more smooth are just […]

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