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Laura Williams at Down River Resources
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Keeping teachers afloat with diverse, rigorous resources + tips
Keeping teachers afloat with diverse, rigorous resources + tips

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What are the Benefits of Teaching Personal Financial Literacy?
Personal Financial Literacy is a significant, but under-taught set of skills in most elementary math curricula. Texas is leading the way in teaching its young children, as early as kindergarten, to how manage financial resources effectively, in order to hav...

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A Fun Way to Use the Lorax in a Math Center
Read Across America Week, Springtime, and Earth Day are all soon approaching... too fast for my liking! Dr. Seuss' fun truffela trees make the perfect math center for kindergarten and first grade students. By this time of year, kindergarten students should ...

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My sweet sweet friend, Rachael has some great ideas for your upcoming Texas unit. Ya'll check her out!

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2 Engaging Resources to Make Texas History Fun in K-2
Texas Independence Day marks the date that Texas became an independent Republic. Texans annually celebrate on March 2nd with parades, festivals, events and family festivities. It is a proud day in Texas history, ya'll. You may be looking for some great enga...

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Science School Yard is one of my favorite places to find interactive, hands-on science lessons + ideas! Check her out on TpT!

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10 Signs You Need to Invest In Interactive Math Notebooks
Interactive math notebooks are revolutionizing today's classrooms.While some school districts have made them a mandatory tool in the math classrooms, other teachers are using them independently and seeing results. I was one of those teachers who wasn't happ...

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How to Differentiate Between Shapes and Solids?
Shapes are fun to teach in the math classroom. After all, anytime you look around, whether it be the classroom, your house, or the grocery store, shapes can found! Or can they? "Shape" is a common term usually used for both two-dimensional figures AND three...

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How To Save Your Sanity with Math Centers in Kinder & First Grades
There's a phrase that is becoming all too popular in education right now. Have you heard? It's #teachertired . It's a silly question to ask you if you've heard of it, because you ARE living it. Whether you go to your classroom early in the morning or stay l...

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My mission has been to help keep teachers afloat. As more teachers try and find balance and get their lives back, I created my newest product line of NO PREP math centers. They're fun and engaged with less of the prep work! I bundled the seven new games into a mega bundle which is now on sale. If you to find more balance, you might want to check this out!
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