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Leprechaun Traps-A STEM Activity

My students had a blast making these leprechaun traps. They brought in recyclable items from home and then worked in partner groups to build their traps. We discussed how they needed a way for the leprechaun to enter the traps and how their traps would close or keep the leprechaun from escaping. Here are some

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Make Every Student a Producer!

I hope that you got a chance to read my blog post on Community Helpers. I always start my study on economics with a unit on community helpers. My students learned so much about goods and services and they had fun doing it! First, we discussed what a producer and a consumer are. The students

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Sale and TPT Gift Card Giveaway

We hope that you are having a great school year and we want to help you finish your year out strong! Check out these fun and engaging bundles that we have on sale as well as our entire store. Make sure that you enter to win a $180 gift card! You can buy a lot

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Are Cooped Up Students Driving You Crazy?

It has been snowing here and it was great to have a snow day and a couple of late delays! Now we have students that are cooped up in the classroom because of the weather, so what do we do? We shared the first half of our Daily Concept Builder Resources with you last week.

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January Literacy Activities

Happy New Year and Welcome back to school! We hope all of you had a great holiday and a well-deserved break! It is hard to believe we are in 2019 now! We got some very exciting news, Brittany is pregnant and is expecting to deliver late June! How is that for timing? The school year

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How to Use Holiday Treats for Student Success!

I just love this time of year, don’t you? The only down side is that it is also the time of year that students can be too excited and out of control. So, we decided to share some ways to use the idea of treats for success in the classroom. The gingerbread man is always

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