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Using Quizlet Sets to Make Gimkit Sets in Seconds

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Are your students sick of Quizlet Live or Checkpoint? Did you create or find a quality vocab set on Quizlet, but want students to practice with that vocab on Gimkit instead? You’re in luck! There’s a super fast way to make a Gimkit set out of a Quizlet set, in a matter of seconds! Follow along with my screenshots & instructions for how to make a Gimkit set using a Quizlet set. Find the Quizlet set you want to use.  Below the flashcards, click the 3 dots.  It will expand with options for you to click. Click Export. Click Copy text. Open up Gimkit. Click New Kit. Title it, select the Language, Subject, click Next. Select a photo (it really doesn’t matter). On the left, select Create with Flashcards. Click Import Flashcards.

How to Use Pre-Made Quizlet Sets & Edit for Your Class

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Lesson planning takes up a lot of time, but there’s a time-saving tip I’m surprised more teachers don’t know about! Using already created Quizlet sets on Quizlet, and tweaking them for your curriculum’s specific vocabulary! Below I’ll show you the 6 steps to finding a set on Quizlet, and editing it to fit your needs! 1) First, go to Quizlet.com and create a teacher profile if you don’t already have one. It should be free, but it may prompt you (annoyingly) to sign up for the paid account! A few years back, I did use the paid version for 1 school year, and while it had its benefits, it just wasn’t high on my list of priorities with my budget. 2) Once you’ve created an account, in the top search bar click where it says “Search for flashcards” 3) You can type anything in there! I’m keeping it simple, and just typing in “Spanish colors” in my screenshots below. Press enter & a bunch of results will pop up. You can filter by All Results, Study Sets, Textbooks, Questions, Users, and C

Introducing Piratas del Caribe y el mapa secreto

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Introducing Piratas del Caribe y el mapa secreto 2 Minute Read I teach a unit practicing the Present tense with “Piratas del Caribe y el mapa secreto”, by Mira Canyon & Carol Gaab.  It’s one of my students’ favorite books we’ve read, among Agentes secretos y el mural de Picasso, Robo en la noche , and La Llorona de Mazatlán. As a way to introduce the novel, I have students complete a “virtual field trip” of the Caribbean Sea, to get familiar with all of the countries located there! It’s especially important for students to get familiar with the geography, since it’s mentioned right away in the first chapter, regarding the Spanish fleet hauling silver. With this Caribbean Sea Digital Webquest , students research the following (using the links provided): Where the city or landmark is located What language is spoken there What’s the capital of the country? What is the country famous for? What is it? What’s the population? Other interesting facts I have 2 versions, all English, or all