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Sequencing important events in reading

Improve Student Engagement with a Sequencing Activity!

Foldable activities are always a winner with students. This Sequencing Activity is one of my favorite foldable activities to teach! Students begin the lesson confused, and they end up with a much, much better understanding of important events, how the story plot is moved forward, and how to correctly sequence

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What’s in Your Sub Tub?

Do you have an “Extra Time Folder” in your Sub Tub? No? You should! It’s quick and easy to keep filled, and best of all – it’s WIN-WIN for your students and your sub! What’s in Your Sub Tub? Allow me to explain! Sometimes – OOPS – USUALLY – I

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5 Sure Fire Ways to Boost Student Engagement

Use these strategies for student engagement to grab and keep students’ attention today. These simple but powerful strategies will spark enthusiasm in you and every student in your classroom to make this your best year ever! You’re writing on board during class and you hear a loud sigh. You quickly

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Place Value – the Package for Success!

I love this rounding anchor chart for upper elementary classrooms. My students reference it a lot as we’ve been reviewing place value and number sense during math. I hear them reading and repeating the rounding poem at random times during the day – not at all bad! The Rounding Anchor

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Beginning Multiplication!

The leap from adding and subtracting to beginning multiplication is always HUGE for students! Many of my students admitted to feeling excited and motivated to learn, while several other students admitted to feeling scared and worried. Of course I had to follow up with, “What are you worried about?” The

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Bulletin Boards that Work!

Bulletin Boards in my classroom need to be workhorses – meaning that they serve a purpose – not just be cute! I have posters displayed that I refer to constantly during class. My classroom is on the small side, so bulletin board space is very, very valuable real estate in

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10 Tips for Co-Teaching in the Classroom

10 Terrific Co-Teaching Tips!

Having two teachers in one classroom sounds like a dream come true – and it is in many ways. 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 classroom teacher, or the intervention specialist.

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