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Christina Hermer
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5 Reasons to Start the Day with Morning Tubs
Do you start your day with morning work?  Would you like to leave that marking behind and switch to a paperless option? It is time to switch to Morning Tub Tasks.  Today I am sharing 5 reasons you should make the switch to morning tubs. It Helps you Spiral ...
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How to Use Halloween Poems to Introduce Sight Words
Students love Halloween, so why not harness that excitement by using Halloween themes to teach in the month of October.  I created a set of easy to read Halloween poems for sight word to teach and review sight words all month long.  These poems also help st...
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5 Ways to Use Stuffed Animals in the Classroom
Students LOVE stuffed animals so why not capitalize on that love in the classroom.  I use my stuffed animals to help me teach Math, Language, Science and help with classroom management.  Read on to find out how I do it.   Meet Ellie! She is our classroom "p...
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Guest Blogging at Education to the Core
I am beyond thrilled to have the opportunity to guest post for Emily at Education to the Core. When you click the above image you will be taken to the Education to the Core blog to read all about different ways that I engage my students by using whiteboards...
Guest Blogging at Education to the Core
Guest Blogging at Education to the Core
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5 End of the Year Sanity Savers!
The end of the year is a very stressful time for teachers but I am here to help with 5 end of the year sanity savers to make wrapping up this year and preparing for next year just a little bit easier.  Some of us will be teaching the same grade in the same ...
5 End of the Year Sanity Savers!
5 End of the Year Sanity Savers!
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How to Use Cereal Boxes to Teach Media Literacy
Teaching Media Literacy to young children can be a challenge, so use something they are familiar with to get them hooked.  Get students looking at cereal boxes with intention, and they will notice lots of media elements that they never noticed before.  I cr...
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A Simple Classroom Management Strategy for Lining Up
Do your students struggle at line up time?  Do they have a problem leaving enough space for others or crowd together so that everyone ends up pushing and shoving?   This group of firsties has been particularly challenged with lining up. I am linking up with...
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Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Classroom with a Thankful Card and Craftivity
Thanksgiving is here again, and we all have turkey on the mind.  I love using Thanksgiving themes in Art and any other area of the curriculum that I can easily integrate. First up is this adorable turkey card.  I found the idea on Pinterest and made it with...
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3 Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transition after a School Break
Going back to school after a break is always hard, but it is especially hard after a longer break like Christmas Break or Winter Break.  If you approach the first day back with the right attitude, you will find that you and your students are ready to get ba...
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5 Ways to Use Plastic Eggs to Practice Literacy Skills
We all have them!  Those bags of plastic Easter eggs from the Dollar Store. We store them in our classroom closets waiting for the weeks leading up to Easter to break them out and use them. Now is the time to start thinking about how to use them this year. ...
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