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2 ELL students using word wall words

Tips For Word Wall Activities

    What Are Word Wall Activities?   This  is a wall dedicated to displaying high frequency words such as sight words or words that are used a lot in your class. They are words that are important for your students to know and use. In early elementary classrooms, these are words that children are

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students doing STEM and Literacy

The Ultimate Guide For Integrating Literacy and STEM

Finding Time to Do STEM I was having trouble finding time to do STEM during the school day, so I decided to integrate it with my literacy stations. This is my ultimate guide for integrating literacy with STEM. Students Learn Vocabulary While Doing STEM Happy Fall you festive ball of fun! As you well know,

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The Essential Guide to Learning Centers

Why Should You Do Centers? You should do centers because students have fun, work independently, and free you up to be more effective as an educator.  When done correctly, centers give you the ultimate autonomy you so desperately need and desire, plus it gives students autonomy, which prepares them for the self-driven challenges of the

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The New Teacher’s Ultimate Guide to Classroom Culture Day 2

Welcome back to A New Teacher’s Ultimate Guide to Building Classroom Culture!  Let’s begin Day 2… If you are a new teacher, and didn’t get a chance to read Day 1. You should read that post because it introduces the idea of  building classroom culture.  You can read it here or save it for later.

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A New Teacher’s Ultimate Guide to Classroom Culture

New Teachers Guide to Building a Classroom Culture  Are you a new teacher and need an ultimate guide to build classroom culture? Well, I have a step by step guide to help you with that. I remember how overwhelmed I felt as a new teacher. There was so much to do and I wanted my

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