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Teaching Place Value with a Game

At the beginning of every year, I like to spend a few days reviewing place value with my students. Our math curriculum moves very quickly. After the “summer slide” it is always important to review those key concepts with my students before moving on. Place value is one of those

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Lessons About Leaves!

Fall is one of my favorite times of year! My students love it too because we can use them for so many different reasons. Here are a few lessons I do each year in my class to celebrate fall.Up first, talking about some very awesome adjectives! We made a super

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Leaf Chromatography

Fall is the perfect time of year to take a closer look at leaves! I love teaching about leaves, photosynthesis and chlorophyll! Students actually love learning about it all too. This is a simple science lab that you can complete as a whole class to take a closer look at

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Building Teamwork

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Giving Wait Time with the Bubble Pop Method

Picture your class when you ask a question. Do you see the same immediate hands shoot up in the air? You know, the kids that ALWAYS have the answer? Do you call on them or do you have an awkward wait time as you wait for a different student to

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Easily Lesson Plan – One Month At A Time

Are you easily overwhelmed by lesson planning? Are you tired of planning week-by-week or even day-by-day? This post is going to give you actionable steps to relieve that dread and make your job of lesson planning easier. By planning one month at a time, you will save time each week

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