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Raising Rigor
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Cheers to New Beginnings: LOVE TANESHA
Well, I've been here for the last two years, and it's been amazing!!! I've thought about my purpose for blogging, and I've decided it's time for me to switch it up...and that includes my name. Raising Rigor and Readers was the birth child of imitation. I cr...
Cheers to New Beginnings: LOVE TANESHA
Cheers to New Beginnings: LOVE TANESHA
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Positivity & Praise for Big Kids
Teaching middle school is hard. Really hard. There are emotions, hormones, strong opinions, relationships, feelings, and so much more. Below are a few strategies I use to keep it positive in land of MIDDLE.  Positivity and Praise Posi-texts  -  This gem inv...
Positivity & Praise for Big Kids
Positivity & Praise for Big Kids
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Black History Month: Getting Beyond Dr. King
I Have a Dream -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Refused to give up her seat -- Rosa Parks  The Problem We All Live With -- Ruby Bridges  The Peanut Man -- George Washington Carver  - Black History Month  End Scene. Black History Month is upon us, and I am ref...
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Hit Reset After a Break...And a Giveaway
I am joining in with a few of my blogging friends from the Middle School Mob to share a few quick tips on resetting after break. We've all been there before! You know that point when you come back from an extended break well rested and ready to pick right u...
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Winter Activities for the Middle Grades and a FREEBIE
I just moved from Florida to Connecticut and am (kinda) looking forward to a real winter for the first time in my 30-something year old life! With winter comes the opportunity for winter themed activities! I teach at a school where we can say everything exc...
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Conversations that Matter!
Greetings! It seems like forever since I took to the blog with a little #realtaneshateachertalk to share! That doesn't mean my wheels haven't been spinning out of control with topics. I'm in my tenth year as an educator, and hands down this year has challen...
Conversations that Matter!
Conversations that Matter!
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Novel Studies: Peaks and Pitfalls
As a reading teacher and avid reader, my passion is sharing and spreading my love of reading to my students. Easier said than done. Prioritizing time to read, matching students with a book and/or author that they connect with, and developing a classroom lib...
Novel Studies: Peaks and Pitfalls
Novel Studies: Peaks and Pitfalls
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Discriminating Teaching (and Practices)
Hey friends! I am back with another soulful post AKA one from the heart, chalked full of honesty, vulnerability. I'm linking up with my blogging buddies  Mrs. Labrasciano and Amna Baig  who are putting themselves out there, and sharing their personal opinio...
Discriminating Teaching (and Practices)
Discriminating Teaching (and Practices)
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What Every student should know about their teacher
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the weekend before my students return, and I couldn't be more pumped! There's something ethereal about the start of a new school  year. I drafted scribbled a letter to myself detailing what I want to be true this year (I'm a picture kinda teacher) abou...
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{Week 4} BTS in A Flash! Student Engagement
This is the last week of a fabulous link up for Back to School hosted by Fancy Free in Fourth , Ramona Recommends , and Not So Wimpy Teacher . It's all about STUDENT ENGAGEMENT! My {quick} strategies are about keeping students engaged during the lesson! Enj...
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