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Kim Remmers
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Setting Students Up for a Successful Year... part 2
After that first moment comes the first day.... What do you have planned? Why do you have it planned? What purpose is the first day of school? How does it lead to the rest of your year? Lets Get the Year Rolling to a FANTASTIC start! Have you sat down and t...

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IT'S 3AM!!
Good Morning.....      The blatter woke me up (1:47am and then the rain, ligthning and thunder kept me laying here trying to fall back to sleep! Then the brain wonders....                                               Angels Among Us by Alabama Random thoug...

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Which one? Where is it?
It is probably just me.  BUT I have a ton of picture books that I want to use for instructional purposes but then can't find them when needed.  Normally, a month later or prior that "particular" book is spotted, but not when needed. SO....I started putting ...

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First 5 minutes each day all year long...
I get it ...  You just walked in 5 minutes earlier and are still putting away the coat or checking to get everything ready for the students.  Most districts I have worked for have teacher starting times 5 - 10 minutes prior to the school bell. Not much time...

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Setting Students Up for a Successful Year - part 1
IT ALL STARTS from the moment you say HI! How do you greet your students? What are they doing those first few minutes of the first day? How do you handle what they are doing?   My students come into our building all at one time.  I direct them to their lock...

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Classroom Theme 2017
I don't change the "theme" of my room every year.  BUT this year, I just needed a change! Maybe because I wasn't changing rooms or grade levels for the first time in 6 years.  I also had the same 2 themes (superheroes or extreme sports) for the past 7 years...

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HELP! What to do next?
Differentiation 101, part 4 All right, we set expectations....                       We conducted some class meetings to get buy in.... How do we manage the times when students fall short of the expected? Follow through!      We have all been there.  It is ...

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Dot Cubes Games
Rollin', rollin', rollin' get them dice a rollin'... (Sung to the tune of the theme of Rawhide ) Hi, my name is Kim Remmers and I have an dice addiction! As you can see, I have a few. How many people have played Tenzi? (Raising hands won't help here. But a ...

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Newest Read
The post title is a bit misleading as I have not technically been "reading" Ron Clark's The End of Molasses Classes.   I actually listen to it now and again. That is what I did on this first day of 2017 during my 3 hour drive home from Hays, Kansas this mor...

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We don't let our students excuse their way out of learnning. Why do we not do what we preach! Lets make simple tweaks to our instructional practice to impact students.
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