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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Category Archives: Whole Language

How can you get your student to read faster?

I just saw this YouTube from Dr. Johnson giving specific ideas on how to have a student become responsible for increasing their own fluency rates. He’s included suggestions about including … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Top Ten Favorite Books from Childhood

According to the Harris Poll mentioned in the Lifestyle Magazine of Daytona Beach and New Smyrna, FL, these are the Top Ten Favorite Books from Childhood: 1. The Cat in … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Do your students need help in their writing skills?

I just saw these #Writing Anchor Charts featured in Twitter by the WeAreTeachers staff. These are useful in all elementary grades. The charts “record strategies, processes, cues, guidelines and other … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

How do you build character in your students?

One of the best ways to build positive character in young children during a school day is through literature.  Here’s a website, Comprehension Connection, that always features great ideas for … Continue reading

December 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

What are Main Idea Questions?

I know that this school year is winding down.  You’re exhausted and you’re students are “out there somewhere!”  Keep this link.  It has some really good ideas about how to … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alternatives to Traditional Homework

I just saw this chart shared by Allen Shaw on his Leadership in Education site.  He’s with the University of Virginia.  Why not use this type of homework in this Spring … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment