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Stacy Ess
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What I Have Learned
Today was the last day of my 14th year of teaching. This was an extra special year because it was my last year in a district that I have worked the entirety of my teaching career. I am moving, so I'm changing districts. But I'm still teaching. I thought thi...
What I Have Learned
What I Have Learned
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STEM for Dummies
I am not an expert. On a level of 1 to 10, I think I'm a 6 on the STEM expert-o-meter. That's a D. Not an F, but definitely not an A or B. With that out in the open, I wanted to share a STEM lesson I created for any teachers wanting to try STEM in the class...
STEM for Dummies
STEM for Dummies
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New (School) Year's Resolutions
I'm not one to make a New Year's resolution. I do, however, set a new school year's resolution EVERY year. So, I thought I'd check in to see how well I'm doing with meeting those goals.  My first goal this school year was to use Reciprocal Teaching during o...
New (School) Year's Resolutions
New (School) Year's Resolutions
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Academic Conversations in the Primary Classroom
We know that our students need to be able to use and understand academic vocabulary. It's part of the foundation of their success. Of course we need to figure out our part as teachers. Years ago, I began using leveled sentence frames, which is a great start...
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Teaching Theme with Elephant and Piggie Books
Who doesn't love Elephant and Piggie books? They are perfect for our young readers. They teach intonation. They are funny. And you can use them to teach theme. Yes, theme (or central message). If you're like me, you were a little clueless when it came to te...
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Easy Fall Trees
Happy fall! I wanted to post this quick and easy art project I have my students do to brighten up my already bright and colorful room. These might actually tone it down a bit. You will need: tree printable q-tips yellow, red, orange, and yellow-green paint ...
Easy Fall Trees
Easy Fall Trees
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Hyperdocs for the Primary Classroom
Have you heard of the new unicorn? Otherwise known as hyperdocs. Hyperdocs integrate the 4 C's--collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking. They add variety to your classroom instruction. They keep you, the teacher, focused on a topic. ...
Hyperdocs for the Primary Classroom
Hyperdocs for the Primary Classroom
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Teacher Birthday Box
Birthdays! Birthdays! Birthdays! How do you celebrate birthdays in your classroom? Need a simple idea for organizing birthday goodies? The Birthday Box! What's in my Birthday Box, you ask? I have birthday certificates, no homework passes, gift tags, birthda...
Teacher Birthday Box
Teacher Birthday Box
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Reciprocal Teaching for Beginning Readers
When I first learned of reciprocal teaching, that was the last. Why? It just seemed too complicated. That was before I looked into it again and realized it didn't have to be too complicated. Not only is it not too complicated, it can be made E-A-S-Y. I spen...
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Goal Setting
Making goals is important. What successful person hasn't made goals? As a teacher you've made goals. I make tons of goals. And the teacher in me always needs some sort of visual otherwise I'm 10x more likely not to complete it. But, do we have our students ...
Goal Setting
Goal Setting
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