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Kim Quinn
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What's My Number?
What's My Number? is a game I've played with my students that improves their number sense and allows for time to practice reading multi-digit numbers. Every September I would make it a point to start off the year by making sure that my students could read a...
What's My Number?
What's My Number?
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Classroom Freebies Too!
If you are like me, you are always looking for ways to change it up in the classroom. When you are excited about a new activity, your students will be too.  It's a win-win situation. For new ideas that won't break the bank, check out Classroom Freebies Too!...
Classroom Freebies Too!
Classroom Freebies Too!
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Turkeys - A Math Craft
Bulletin Boards are a big thing in elementary school. Last year I focused on Keeping It Simple with bulletin boards. I made it a point to display items that could stay up for several months. You can check out those posts here and here . I did not alway have...
Turkeys - A Math Craft
Turkeys - A Math Craft
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Show and Tell Tuesday - September 20
I am excited to be joining Stephanie from Forever in 5th Grade for her Show and Tell Tuesday. It's been a long time since I have blogged. At the beginning of the summer I applied for a job within my district. A job that would take me out of the classroom. I...
Show and Tell Tuesday - September 20
Show and Tell Tuesday - September 20
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Keep It Simple: Classroom Door Display
Last summer when I was searching for some inspiration on Pinterest, I found this adorable door display. (click image to go to original pin) I knew I just had to do it.  I put this display up before Open House and kept it up all year.  This picture was taken...
Keep It Simple: Classroom Door Display
Keep It Simple: Classroom Door Display
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Show and Tell Tuesday - June 22nd.
I am happy to be linking up again with Stephanie from over at Forever in 5th Grade . Her Show and Tell Tuesday is so much fun. I love getting a peek into what other teachers are up to in and outside the classroom. After our first round of state testing I ha...
Show and Tell Tuesday - June 22nd.
Show and Tell Tuesday - June 22nd.
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Book Shares
Looking for a quick and easy assignment that is sure to get your students excited about reading? Head over to Focused on Fifth and check out my post on book shares.
Book Shares
Book Shares
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Keep It Simple: Mother's Day Gift Ideas!
In my district, Mother's Day is the Sunday before our second and final wave of testing. To say to we have limited time to stop and do something creative is an understatement. At the same time, I don't want high stakes testing to suck the fun out of the scho...
Keep It Simple: Mother's Day Gift Ideas!
Keep It Simple: Mother's Day Gift Ideas!
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Keep It Simple: Bulletin Boards part 2 and a freebie!
In an effort to Keep It Simple, I decided to change my main bulletin board only three times this year. You can see my first two bulletin boards here . Now that spring has arrived I needed to take down my fraction snowmen. I can't say that I am sad to see th...
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Divisibility Rules Freebie!
Whether you are teaching division or fractions your students need to know the divisibility rules. Throughout the the year I stress with my students the importance of number sense. With the switch to Common Core and the division algorithm being moved to 6th ...
Divisibility Rules Freebie!
Divisibility Rules Freebie!
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