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Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades

It's no secret that coding for kids is all the educational rage right now. It teaches important technical skills many of our students will need in their future jobs. But it's not just about computer science, coding, and robotics. Teaching elementary students to code teaches them problem solving ... READ the POST

Teaching Vocabulary So Students Really Learn It

Teaching vocabulary is a vital component of instruction at every grade level and in every subject. Unfortunately, many teachers don't feel confident in the methods they're using to teach vocabulary to students. Fortunately, when it comes to teaching vocabulary, there's a tried and true method you ... READ the POST

15 Indoor Recess Games for Big Kids

Rain. Snow. Cold. When recess moves inside, and students go stir-crazy. Teachers dread indoor recess almost as much as students (maybe more), but if you keep a growing list of new and different indoor recess games, your students will still have a chance to get the wiggles out and clear their minds. ... READ the POST

7 ways to get students excited about reading books

  Every teacher knows that independent reading is important for students. Promoting a reading culture in your classroom is vital so that students gain the many advantages of reading books. As we get ready to celebrate NEA's Read Across America Day and National Reading Month, I wanted to share some ... READ the POST

Favorite 5th Grade Books to Read Aloud

  Reading books aloud is just as important in fifth grade as it is in earlier years. Fifth graders still need to experience listening to a fluent reader on a regular basis to help improve their own reading skills. To help you choose the perfect read aloud books for your class, I've put together a ... READ the POST

FREE Websites for Reading Centers in Upper Elementary

Using fun reading websites can be a big motivator for students during reading centers. Students love practicing reading skills online since it often feels like fun instead of work. You'll love that many of these reading websites make it easy for teachers to set up the center and let them run ... 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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