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March Giveaway!
I'm on a mission! I have so many partially written blog posts and sticky notes of ideas that never seem to get written. My goal is to start writing up at least two posts a week. (That's a lot for me!) To launch my plan I've crafted my March Giveaway to g...
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Book Clubs
Flashback to my classroom (not so many years ago):  I was exhausted.  I was doing EVERYthing in my power to meet with EVERY reading group, EVERY day.  I planned lessons for EVERY group to meet the target goals I'd set for them.  I selected books to go with ...
Flashback to my classroom (not so many years ago):  I was exhausted.  I was doing EVERYthing in my power to meet with EVERY reading group, EVERY day.  I planned lessons for EVERY group to meet the target goals I'd set for th...
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Giveaways!
I love teachers and I love Giveaways, so every month you'll find some kind of Giveaway from Teacher Trap.  There's always a TPT Gift Certificate and sometimes a product, too.  The Giveaway might be on my blog or my Facebook page, so be on the lookout! TPT G...
I love teachers and I love Giveaways, so every month you'll find some kind of Giveaway from Teacher Trap.  There's always a TPT Gift Certificate and sometimes a product, too.  The Giveaway might be on my blog or my Facebook p...
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Independent Reading Time
Over the years, I've heard many teachers say that independent reading time is a waste.  (Seriously!)  "The kids just play."  "They don't really read."  "They just get bored."  I was always shocked by this because independent reading time is my FAVORITE time...
Over the years, I've heard many teachers say that independent reading time is a waste.  (Seriously!)  "The kids just play."  "They don't really read."  "They just get bored."  I was always shocked by this because independent ...
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Word Problems
Students having trouble with math word problems??? Check out my guest post on Laura Candler's Corkboard Connections where I offer up 3 unique strategies for helping kids conquer math word problems!  These strategies are perfect for differentiating in Guided...
Students having trouble with math word problems??? Check out my guest post on Laura Candler's Corkboard Connections where I offer up 3 unique strategies for helping kids conquer math word problems!  These strategies are ...
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Communities (Part 1)
In Texas, 3rd Grade Social Studies is ALL about communities.  When I first started teaching 3rd, it seemed like every unit was another "Communities Unit" (because it was).  Eventually, I began to understand the focus of each unit and the meaning of the stan...
In Texas, 3rd Grade Social Studies is ALL about communities.  When I first started teaching 3rd, it seemed like every unit was another "Communities Unit" (because it was).  Eventually, I began to understand the focus of each ...
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Spread the Love!
With Valentine's Day upon us, I'd like to SPREAD THE LOVE with a BIG THANK YOU to all my followers!  For the February Giveaway there will be 2 prizes and a freebie, just for you, made with love.  I'm also partnering up with two awesome bloggers so you can T...
With Valentine's Day upon us, I'd like to SPREAD THE LOVE with a BIG THANK YOU to all my followers!  For the February Giveaway there will be 2 prizes and a freebie, just for you, made with love.  I'm also partnering up with t...
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Snow Much Fun!
I'm so happy to be joining up with some wonderful bloggers for this happy little blog hop! Be sure to check out each stop so you don't miss any of the great ideas, freebies, or giveaways! I'm Kady of Teacher Trap and hopefully I can brighten your day with a...
I'm so happy to be joining up with some wonderful bloggers for this happy little blog hop! Be sure to check out each stop so you don't miss any of the great ideas, freebies, or giveaways! I'm Kady of Teacher Trap and hopefull...
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Reading Block
Over the years, I have structured my Reading Block in so many different ways.  My classroom has been the testing ground for everything from the Four Blocks Model to Literacy Stations to Daily 5 to Reading Workshop. And for every system I've tried, there are...
Over the years, I have structured my Reading Block in so many different ways.  My classroom has been the testing ground for everything from the Four Blocks Model to Literacy Stations to Daily 5 to Reading Workshop. And for ev...
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Education in the US
I can't get over this amazing infographic created by besteducationdegrees.com ! You can explore the rankings of states based on different criteria such as education spending, college graduation rates, student-teacher ratios and test scores.  Plus you can cl...
I can't get over this amazing infographic created by besteducationdegrees.com! You can explore the rankings of states based on different criteria such as education spending, college graduation rates, student-teacher ratios...
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Bargain Books
First off, I should probably mention that my obsession with books most likely qualifies as some kind of disorder.  But luckily for me, book-buying is not a dangerous or destructive addiction (that I know of...), so I will continue to browse to my heart's co...
First off, I should probably mention that my obsession with books most likely qualifies as some kind of disorder.  But luckily for me, book-buying is not a dangerous or destructive addiction (that I know of...), so I will con...
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I'm on Tsu now!  Are you??  If you haven't already heard about this new social networking opportunity, come by and take a look!
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