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Digital Data Folders for Students

Digital Data Folders for Students

Data Tracking for Students Do your students keep track of their own data? Do your students even know what the scores on their papers mean? Let us...

Digital Calendar Math

Digital Calendar Math

Replace your wall calendar and save bulletin board space by doing all your calendar math digitally! Calendar math provides a set time for crucial...

Digital Sight Word Activities

Digital Sight Word Activities

Ready or not, school is coming (in some form or another) and it's time to prepare for whatever that may look like. This summer we've put...

Affirmations

Affirmations

Mindfulness and Positivity More and more these days people young and old are practicing mindfulness techniques. Mindfulness is calmly acknowledging...

How to Support Young Researchers

How to Support Young Researchers

My little learners are sponges when it comes to learning about informational topics. They just LOVE subjects like science, history, and social...

Grouping Cards

Grouping Cards

GROUPING CARDS provide an easy way to make collaborative groups. These cards provide a fun, quick way to group students in 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s or...

Back to School with Paired Texts

Back to School with Paired Texts

Building Proficient Readers, Writers, and Thinkers Readers. Writers. Thinkers. ----> Three critical educational goals we have for every student....

Mindfulness in the Classroom

Mindfulness in the Classroom

Have you heard the buzz about mindfulness & meditation in schools?  It seems everywhere we go, people are recommending mindfulness. ...

Classroom Transitions

Classroom Transitions

"If you can't line up quietly, then we will sit back down and try again." I know I've said it over and over again. After 8 years of teaching I've...

Classroom Attention Getters

Classroom Attention Getters

Each year I seem to settle into one signal to regain my students' attention throughout the day. Last year, I would say "class, class" and they would...

Classroom Shout-Outs

Classroom Shout-Outs

We all know that students react far better to positive reinforcement than negative interactions. With this in mind, I created SHOUT-OUTS as a way to...

Why is Morning Meeting Magical?

Why is Morning Meeting Magical?

Morning meeting is an engaging way to start each day and an easy way to build a strong classroom community. Teachers and students sit in a circle...

Student Led Morning Meeting

Student Led Morning Meeting

Do you teach morning meeting in your classroom? A morning meeting consists of 5 components: message, greeting, reading, sharing, and activity. It's...

October Interactive Read-Alouds 2018

October Interactive Read-Alouds 2018

Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler Bonaparte is afraid of going to school because he is literally falling apart. His friends try to help him...

Full Day Sub Plans Based on a Book!

Full Day Sub Plans Based on a Book!

Do ALL teachers hate writing sub plans as much as we do? Whether it's for PD, vacation time, or a sick day,creating plans for a substitute is...

 

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