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Vocabulary Strategies for Struggling Readers

Implementing strategic planning in teaching vocabulary will allow students to have a better understanding of language, reading, and comprehension. Read more as I share four important vocabulary strategies to help struggling readers!  Four Components of Vocabulary It's important to align ... READ the POST

Unique Ways to Practice Math Facts

Who remembers the process of learning math back in the day? What about times-tables, math drills, long division, and memorization? Thankfully we are well past the days of math being limited to pencil, paper, and worksheets! There are so many fun ways to practice math facts that will leave students ... READ the POST

3 Grammar Games To Increase Student Engagement

Extra effort must be put into making grammar lessons fun and engaging! Students are more likely to grasp a concept when they actually enjoy learning about it. Including grammar games in your reading block will not only engage students, but allow them to have fun while learning. Don't be surprised if ... READ the POST

The Ultimate Guide to Fun Grammar Lessons With Your Students

Grammar can be a daunting subject both for teachers and students. Is teaching grammar in a fun way an impossible task? Absolutely not! There are a variety of ways to engage students and make grammar lessons fun. It is one of the few subjects taught in school that individuals will apply every day for ... READ the POST

3 Ways to Use Opinion Writing Prompts in Upper Elementary

Our students definitely love to share their opinions! How do you put that voice into writing? There are so many ways to incorporate opinion writing prompts into your ELA curriculum in the elementary classroom. One of the best ways I have found is to start small! Use some of these simple ways to ... READ the POST

Stress-Free Tools for Classroom Organization

Classroom organization is one thing that brings much stress for many teachers! Anything you can bring into your life and your classroom to help alleviate some of that stress is welcome, right? With so many resources being online this year, keeping up with all the passwords is nearly impossible! Use ... READ the POST

real teachers said...

After 2 years of using this resource I can say that it dramatically helped my usually low performing students be recognized as in the top 10% of growth in the state. This is a must have for any 5th grade teacher.

(5th Grade Vocabulary Bundle)

Wendy S.

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2019-10-14T17:05:08-06:00

Wendy S.

After 2 years of using this resource I can say that it dramatically helped my usually low performing students be recognized as in the top 10% of growth in the state. This is a must have for any 5th grade teacher. (5th Grade Vocabulary Bundle)
I love this resource! It was thorough and fun. The kids had a great time going through the various stations. The activities really helped to reinforce their understanding of probability. It was a hit and I will be using this for many years to come. Thank you!

(Probability Stations)

Kate A.

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2019-10-14T17:09:01-06:00

Kate A.

I love this resource! It was thorough and fun. The kids had a great time going through the various stations. The activities really helped to reinforce their understanding of probability. It was a hit and I will be using this for many years to come. Thank you! (Probability Stations)
I had purchased other flip books in the past and found them tricky or time-consuming. Not the case with this one! Very simple to use and will be a friendly tool to communicate important information with parents.

(Back to School Flipbook)

Karina B.

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2019-10-14T17:11:02-06:00

Karina B.

I had purchased other flip books in the past and found them tricky or time-consuming. Not the case with this one! Very simple to use and will be a friendly tool to communicate important information with parents. (Back to School Flipbook)
This is the best tool for organized groups! The kids love the timer and I love how it is color-coded for 2 minutes and 1 minute. I use this every day for reading and math centers!

(Digital Rotation Boards for Reading & Math)

Nikki J.

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2019-10-14T17:24:31-06:00

Nikki J.

This is the best tool for organized groups! The kids love the timer and I love how it is color-coded for 2 minutes and 1 minute. I use this every day for reading and math centers! (Digital Rotation Boards for Reading & Math)
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