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Add a Little Spice to Classrooms

Are you a new teacher who is looking for a fun way to to reinforce vocabulary skills?  Are you an experienced teacher who just needs some more ideas to make … Continue reading

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

7 Essentials for an Emergency Teacher Toolkit

Spring-itus is upon our schools already!  Either your students are tired of being shut up in a classroom and Spring Vacation is just around the corner and they (and you) can’t … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are We Asking Stupid Questions?

Now that I have your attention…As teachers and/or parents, are we asking questions that really don’t allow for inquiry or research based answers?   I know that I often ask … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

8 Things to Look for in a Classroom

Are you on Christmas Vacation and wondering how you can make your classroom more effective when you return this next Semester?  Are you a student in college expecting to do … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Huge Collection of Free Santa and Elf Themes Printables

Do you have young children in your home who love to color or do crafts?  Are you going “crazy” running around trying to find something for your younger students to … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

20 Free Learning Packs for Pre-K and Kindergarten

How do you teach and reinforce skills in recognizing the alphabet for Pre-K and Kindergarten?  I just found a wonderful resource on Pinterest via Twitter.  In addition to reading and … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simple Things to do to Promote Brain Based Learning

How do we “turn on” the brains of our students?  Any ideas?  More fundamental, how do our brains work and how can we teachers get the students to achieve academic … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

How do you get your students to think and discuss during book reading?

It seemed that I always had one student who just wanted to always be involved in my Center or Classroom discussions, but what about the other 17?  They instinctively knew … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Using Book Conversations to Motivate Reading? Help!

During my over 40 years of teaching in public and private schools, I  noticed that most children didn’t like to read books.  Comments like “It’s too long” or “There are … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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