Teacher Tips

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Latest Teacher Tips Posts

First Year Teacher Tips

First year teacher tips from veteran teachers Congratulations! You’ve landed your very first teaching job! It’s such an exciting time. Today I’m sharing with you tons of first year teacher advice from seasoned teachers who have been exactly where you’ve been! Plus, at the end of this post you’ll find

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Digital Learning: Getting Started

I’ve heard from so many teachers that they’re worried about planning for a part-time digital learning year and part-time in the classroom year with our current global pandemic. It’s hard to plan for everything, and it’s not easy to learn so many different platforms to help you teach remotely! That’s

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Free Summer Math Review

Want to help your students keep their brains sharp this summer? Send home these free summer math review sheets! These one-page math sheets include a problem of the day for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. Math Review: Problem of the Day While we always want our students to practice

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Math With Playing Cards

Right now many teachers and families are learning how to cope with this new normal of working from home, distance learning, and so much more. I know it’s an incredibly stressful time! I wanted to give teachers and families a fun way to practice math skills at home with just

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The Teacher Mom Struggle

Being a teacher and a mom can be quite a struggle. If you’re anything like me, it’s hard to balance being a teacher mom! Back when I was pregnant, my husband and I used to joke that when we had our daughter, I’d be “in charge” of the early education.

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Winter Math Activities & Centers

It’s cold and snowy, so what’s a better way to warm up your classroom than snowy-themed winter math activities! Winter Math Activities for Subtraction Today I wanted to quickly share with you a fun freebie for your math centers! I think it is absolutely ESSENTIAL that you differentiate your guided

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5 Activities to Make Writing Complete Sentences a Breeze

When it comes to writing complete sentences, students (and teachers) often find this tricky, frustrating, and problematic! Today I’m sharing my favorite activities for writing complete sentences so students can learn to write them and begin writing strong, detailed, descriptive sentences! Writing Complete Sentences: The Basics Before you do anything

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6 Fun Fall Classroom Activities for Halloween and Thanksgiving

Every year I absolutely love doing all the fall classroom activities. When I can integrate thematic reading and writing activities, it’s a win-win! Just like when I shared about apple ideas during September, these fall classroom activities and ideas are perfect for October and November! 5 Fall Classroom Activities 1.

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2nd grade math centers

100+ 2nd Grade Math Centers for Every Skill

Do you find it hard to plan 2nd grade math centers that are engaging and align with all 2nd grade math skills and standards (Common Core, TEKS, etc) that you can use all year? This post is filled with tons of helpful resources to help you find the best 2nd

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Accountable Talk in the Classroom

Teaching your students how to have productive, respectful conversations using accountable talk is a total game-changer when it comes to discussions in the classroom. Using this helps students have more meaningful conversations! What is Accountable Talk? To keep it simple, accountable talk is when students are actively engaged in conversations

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Guided Math Starter Kit

In this free Guided Math Starter Kit, download lesson plans for launching guided math, planning templates, student data tracking, and so much more!

Free Spiral review

Leave your email to access FREE weekly spiral math review, problem of the day, and daily word problems for 1st & 2nd grade!

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