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Jessica Tobin
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Getting to Know Each Other- Tips and Activities
During the first two weeks of school, it's okay if you're not drilling the students with content all day, every day. Creating a positive, happy, and safe community is a huge importance that some may skip out on in order to start getting into the content.   ...
During the first two weeks of school, it's okay if you're not drilling the students with content all day, every day. Creating a positive, happy, and safe community is a huge importance that some may skip out on in order to st...
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Teaching Kids to Ask Questions
Asking questions has always been one of the harder things I think that we have to teach in primary grades. Kids ask questions ALL the time, but when it comes to asking relevant questions about what they just read, it becomes difficult. I have always struggl...
Asking questions has always been one of the harder things I think that we have to teach in primary grades. Kids ask questions ALL the time, but when it comes to asking relevant questions about what they just read, it becomes ...
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Setting Up... Classroom Tips and Tricks
Oh my goodness! This is the last blog post in the Setting Up Series! It's been too much finding and compiling brilliant ideas from bloggers across the world! Today's blog post is all about HACKS for the classroom, because we could all find brilliant and uni...
Oh my goodness! This is the last blog post in the Setting Up Series! It's been too much finding and compiling brilliant ideas from bloggers across the world! Today's blog post is all about HACKS for the classroom, because we ...
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Love the tips. My classroom is a work in progress. My only saving grace is that it is high school math.
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Setting Up... Calendar
Here we go for number 4 for our Setting Up Series . This week, we are going to talk about CALENDARS! First, I put a group of 'setting up' images to show different ways to set up your calendars using your classroom wall spaces. Then, I found several brillian...
Here we go for number 4 for our Setting Up Series. This week, we are going to talk about CALENDARS! First, I put a group of 'setting up' images to show different ways to set up your calendars using your classroom wall spaces...
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Setting Up.... Word Walls
Blogging here for my summer Setting Up series! I am having so much fun collecting ideas and sharing them with you. Today, we are going to chat about classroom word walls. There are many different options for word walls, but the vast majority of primary clas...
Blogging here for my summer Setting Up series! I am having so much fun collecting ideas and sharing them with you. Today, we are going to chat about classroom word walls. There are many different options for word walls, but t...
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Setting Up.... Small Group
Last week, I blogged about setting up your classroom library . This was so much fun for me because that's my favorite area in a classroom. This is the 2nd edition of the Setting Up series . This week's post focuses on small group nooks! Small group is a sta...
Last week, I blogged about setting up your classroom library. This was so much fun for me because that's my favorite area in a classroom. This is the 2nd edition of the Setting Up series. This week's post focuses on small gro...
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How I Maintained Differentiated Sight Word Lists
There are many different skill levels in every classroom. And there are many, many sight words for a kiddo to learn before they leave elementary school. I have always used the Fry 100 lists with my sight words. I have also always let my students work throug...
There are many different skill levels in every classroom. And there are many, many sight words for a kiddo to learn before they leave elementary school. I have always used the Fry 100 lists with my sight words. I have also al...
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This Year, I Will....
Do you have an Instagram?  If you do, you should link up with me over at Elementary Nest IG!  You can grab this image here and create it on your desktop or you can hop on your phone and edit it in a text-app for IG such as Photo or InstaPic! (https://instag...
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A Peek at My Back to School Sale!
How thrilling! This BTS sale event is always a BIG event for teachers.  And it starts TOMORROW!  Click each image to get to the products!  Add them to your wishlist and check out tomorrow morning for 28% off!       (And the link to informational here )
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10,000 Facebook Follower Celebration!
I'm so excited! I've hit 10,000 awesome followers on Facebook!  And I'm nearing some pretty awesome numbers on TPT (5,000), IG (5,000), and Pinterest (5,000).  So numbers all around are looking pretty awesome!  To celebrate, I'm giving two lucky winners $10...
I'm so excited! I've hit 10,000 awesome followers on Facebook!  And I'm nearing some pretty awesome numbers on TPT (5,000), IG (5,000), and Pinterest (5,000).  So numbers all around are looking pretty awesome!  To celebrat...
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Christmas in July
Hi teachers! Ready for some deals?  For the next 6 days, I am throwing one deal a day to celebrate Christmas in July.  Check out the image below to see which BUNDLES you can snag for a steal.   Click each of these images below to check out the product befor...
Hi teachers! Ready for some deals?  For the next 6 days, I am throwing one deal a day to celebrate Christmas in July.  Check out the image below to see which BUNDLES you can snag for a steal.   Click each of these im...
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Wish List Wednesday
I haven't linked up with Teacher by the Beach in a few weeks. I'm currently writing this post from my balcony at the beach while sipping coffee. (Good thing blogging makes me happy!) So this week for Wish List Wednesday, I looked at my fourth most wish list...
I haven't linked up with Teacher by the Beach in a few weeks. I'm currently writing this post from my balcony at the beach while sipping coffee. (Good thing blogging makes me happy!) So this week for Wish List Wednesday, I...
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  • Sherman Elementary
    Second Grade Teacher
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  • University of Kentucky
    2009