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The NIght Before St. Patrick's Day Breakout
I have another breakout idea for you. This one is my first creation from scratch and I'm so excited about it! Based on the book The Night Before St. Patrick's Day by Natasha Wing. I've linked to a nice read aloud version on YouTube in the document and the b...

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Read Across America Free Digital Breakout
BreakoutEdu is exploding in classrooms around the world. Based on the breakout rooms popping up in malls, BreakoutEdu is a fun and engaging way for students to review, research and learn. If you haven't heard of it, go check out BreakoutEdu. When you regist...

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QR Codes Series - Creating a QR Code
I use QR codes daily, several times a day, in my second grade classroom. QR stands for quick response and they really do elicit a quick response. I get asked often in my building about everything from how to create a QR code to ways to use them.  So, I'm cr...

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Teachers, Share Your Profession!
I've been working in my home office for the last two weeks preparing for my new assignment in second grade this coming school year. In between, I've taken breaks to check out social media. This week several topics have hit my nerves and it's come down to on...

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Getting Ready for Back To School - 1
It's the season when school begins to start all over the U.S.  Teachers are back in classrooms getting ready for students, students are awaiting teacher assignments and picking out first day outfits.  Some have already started and are in a week or even two ...

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Schneider Pens... Totally Awesome Pens!
However much we might hate to see them, the back to school ads have started.  Some of you just finished the last school year and some of us are half way done and others of you are nearly ready for the next year.  Wherever you fall on that scale, you'll want...

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Building Mathematical Comprehension Chapter 2
Mathematical Vocabulary, that's the focus of Chapter 2 of Building Mathematical Comprehension. There are several ideas on graphic organizers and some bulletin board ideas offered in this chapter.  To be honest, I didn't do as well with vocabulary this last ...

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Building Mathematical Comprehension Chapter 1
Now that summer is here, I feel like I can blog again!  Whew, the school year can be busy.  I'm keeping busy through the summer though working on extending my knowledge to be a better teacher for next year.  I love participating in summer professional book ...

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The Rachel Tote By Tuesday Nights Sewing
Melissa at Tuesday Nights Sewing will release her newest bag pattern, Rachel, today.  It's a lovely small tote bag, perfect for carrying your device and some files.  It's going to be my summer professional development classes bag.  It was my first real expe...
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