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From Art Projects for Kids - January 15, 2017
I recently found an amazing site that has some really cheap art supplies, among many other things. NAEIR offers official organizations access to thou...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 13, 2017
So it turns out that a coffee filter, Sharpie and watercolor paint can make a pretty great President?s Day painting project. You can even try some sh...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 10, 2017
A reader shared this collaborative Martin Luther King mural photo awhile back, and it?s one of my favorites. I?m amazed how neatly they colored it an...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - January 07, 2017
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - January 05, 2017
Idioms and figurative language are always so much fun to teach, although they can be confusing to our English learners (or any of our students who do...
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From Third Grade Thinkers - December 31, 2016
Ha...Are you all making New Year's Resolutions? I totally believe in self improvement and growth. I believe that true fulfillment and happiness in li...
From An Apple for the Teacher - December 28, 2016
When I was a teenager I always looked forward to MTV's end of year countdown of the best videos on New Years.  So, when Amy from Planning Playtime s...
From Third Grade Thinkers - December 26, 2016
Hello Friends! We have been blessed with two full weeks off from school this holiday break. It has been truly wonderful! I spent our first week enjoy...
From An Apple for the Teacher - January 15, 2017
My students have always loved playing math games , especially Bingo, so when I saw this post about Multiplication Bingo by Marilyn Burns, I knew it w...
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From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - January 12, 2017
Today I'm home again because it's a snow day! We have more snow than I can ever remember having, which of course is SO exciting. All this snow has me ...
From An Apple for the Teacher - January 09, 2017
Is there anything better than a fresh start that comes with the New Year (and a well deserved break)?  Well, maybe it could be a bit better if you w...
From An Apple for the Teacher - January 06, 2017
My favorite time of the month is here!  The time we get to spoil all of our favorite teachers with the opportunity to win a $75 Teachers pay Teacher...
From Second Grade Nest - January 02, 2017
Time to showcase some wonderful winter resources! And your favorite thing.... grab some freebies!  Keeping up with the last few months, I wanted to ...
From Social Studies Success - December 31, 2016
One of my favorite units I do for United States history centers on Andrew Jackson. He?s such a rich historical figure that there is plenty to unpack. ...
From Social Studies Success - December 27, 2016
The Importance of Word Walls Using word walls in Social Studies is not a new strategy, but it has become increasingly important as students struggle ...
From Tried and True Teaching Tools - December 23, 2016
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From Art Projects for Kids - January 14, 2017
Thank you to Ms. Serre and Ms. March's fourth grade class from PS11 in the Bronx, NY. They quickly put one of my murals together today, and shared th...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 12, 2017
Thanks so much to everyone who entered my first-ever ?How to Draw? Book Contest! It seems I?ve found the perfect giveaway. I was truly overwhelmed by...
From First Grade Fanatics - January 09, 2017
Happy January!  Hope your year is off to a great start! After a very LONG winter break (we've had so many two hour delays and snow days in December ...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - January 06, 2017
Yesssss! $75 to spend in teacher resources? I know money is tight after the holidays, so this is the perfect time to win a $75 gift card to TpT!   I'...
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From An Apple for the Teacher - January 02, 2017
We often think of the new year in the classroom as starting in August or September, but coming back to the classroom after the Winter Holidays is als...
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From Third Grade Thinkers - December 29, 2016
We have been filling our wall with words.  Students make these posters to remind themselves of the different kinds of words we have worked with this...
From Tried and True Teaching Tools - December 27, 2016
Memorizing vocabulary lists. . . blech! As my students read, they write words on sticky notes: words they are unsure of, feel are important, or words...
From Margo's Math and More - December 19, 2016
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From Art Projects for Kids - January 11, 2017
I put my portrait drawing skills to the test today to see if I show students how to draw Martin Luther King, hopefully with a decent resemblance.The ...
From Social Studies Success - January 09, 2017
When I started using lap books with my students, I noticed a real difference in their engagement. They were connecting with the material on a deeper l...
From Fluttering Through First Grade - January 05, 2017
It's been pretty wet and rainy off and on these past few weeks, but that didn't stop Mother Nature from showing up and delivering one last AMAZING ra...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - January 02, 2017
Happy New Year!! I love the beginning of a new year; it's always a fresh start. (You know, making those resolutions to eat healthier, work out more, b...
From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - December 29, 2016
After a little holiday break, I'm back at it. I needed to get this done before returning to school next week. Breaks always fly by, don't they?! I'll...
From An Apple for the Teacher - December 26, 2016
Just in case Santa didn't bring you EVERYTHING you wanted - we have you covered with our weekly $25 Teachers pay Teachers gift card giveaway so you c...
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