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Teacher Binder Organization Step-By-Step

Read this article for tips about teacher binder organization and get some teacher binder ideas for this school year.   How often do you find yourself sitting in a meeting, caught without some essential piece of information that you need? I really hate that feeling of needing specific information –

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How to Teach Students to Cite Text Evidence

Here’s a step-by-step guide for teaching students to identify textual evidence and support answers to text-based questions with text evidence from passages.   Do you have as much trouble as I do getting students to look back in the reading and find answers from the text?   To provide high-quality

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Special Education Accommodation IEP Checklist for Teachers

Special education IEP checklist for teachers to track each student’s supports. Record accommodations, modifications, interventions, and supports for IEPs, 504s, and special education.   We all know the importance of supporting struggling students, at-risk learners, and special education students. Keeping track of who gets what accommodation? That’s another story. (And

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2-Digit Multiplication Worksheets: Differentiated

Here’s a visual method for teaching 2-digit multiplication using differentiated, visual cues to guide students’ learning for success.   I LOVE this differentiated visual method of teaching 2-digit x 2-digit multiplication. This strategy helps students learn quicker, easier, and without so much fuss! And you can try it out for

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Graph Paper Math Intervention

Looking for a quick, easy tried and true differentiation strategy for improving your students’ math computation skills? Look no further – a simple sheet of graph paper can improve students’ math arithmetic skills for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division! – And fractions, decimals, equations, and pretty much any other type

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FREE Worksheet – Addition and Subtraction Word Problems Strategy

Free word problem comprehension strategy teaches students to apply reading comprehension strategies using CUBES or CUBED method – FREE!   This easy-to-use CUBES word problem strategy provides your students with the tools to solve addition and subtraction word problems. This strategy works because students are given a solid, concrete method

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Daily writing time offers enormous benefits for students

Planning for daily writing time is enormously beneficial to your students’ growth and improvement as writers. This article provides recommendations for implementing daily writing time into your class routine. And yes, that means writing every. single. day. Daily Writing Time Do you provide students daily writing time?  Daily writing time

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Resource Ideas for Upper Elementary Teachers

Here are 9 resource ideas for stress-free teaching in upper elementary grades. Engage your reluctant learners with these motivating ideas. There’s nothing better than a sale that comes right when you need it most. Teachers Pay Teachers delivers with a sale each quarter of the year. Here are my top

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How to Teach the RACE Writing Strategy

Many teachers and students use the RACES or RACE writing strategy to answer questions thoroughly as they cite and support answers with text evidence from the reading.   WHAT IS THE RACE/RACES WRITING RESPONSE STRATEGY? Students and teachers rely on the RACE/RACES written response strategy for a good reason. It’s

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10 Terrific Co-Teaching Tips!

Having two teachers in one classroom can be a dream come true in so many ways. So how can you make the most of an inclusive situation? Here are 10 co-teaching tips for you and your teaching partner – whether you’re the general education classroom teacher or the intervention specialist.

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Q & A – Career Education Resource Bundle

The Career Education Resource Bundle contains real-world lessons on career exploration, readiness skills, and financial literacy for high school students. Do you remember approaching high school graduation feeling unsure about your future steps?  High school students have used the words exhilarating and terrifying to describe the next stage of their

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Career Clusters and Pathways Posters

These Career Clusters Posters are great visual representations of career paths and career exploration geared toward high school and middle school students for career readiness, life skills, vocational, guidance counselors, and career exploration classes.

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