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The First Grade Bloom
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A creative machine & night owl...
A creative machine & night owl...

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School's Out and I'm Baaaaaaaaaaack!
I am officially freeeeeeeeeeee for the summer! I am feeling giddy that tomorrow I don't have to go to work and can do whatever I want, when I want!  I'll most likely spend it working in my gardens and yard, running to Home Depot and maybe even taking a nap....

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Word Nerd takes the duty of educating and informing YOUR students about the most pressing grammar concepts of day very seriously. But he does have a sense of humor and a very catchy theme song!

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Word Nerd
In a classroom that never sleeps... A new superhero emerges from the shadows... To save the grammar day. Word Nerd takes the duty of educating and informing YOUR students about the most pressing grammar concepts of day very seriously.  But he does have a se...

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Engineering 4 Kids

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When is the last time your students sat and played with plain old wooden blocks....willingly? How about you? Check out this engineering twist on a famous childhood toy: wooden blocks. I incorporated this into my small math groups today and it was awesome!

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Breathe New Life Into Wooden Blocks
We've all played with wooden blocks as small children. But the motivation and excitement about playing with wooden blocks fades once students enter first grade and beyond.  But simple wooden blocks can be fantastic engineering tools!   STEM, STEM, STEM.  ST...

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Let's Do the Time Warp Again...
Three months. . . That's how long it's been since I last blogged and switched grade levels.  I'm now at the end of our first quarter and can't believe how FAST time flew!  I just did my report cards and parent-teacher conferences are this week. So let's rew...

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Saturday Apps #13
Apps make the world go round....well not quite, but they do make our mobile devices go.  I stumble upon apps, I find apps on Pinterest and Facebook and seek out apps on AppsGoneFree.  Today I'd like to feature   This app is FREE from iTunes.  I love music a...

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Five For Friday
It's been a very long time but I'm so excited to link up again with  This was our first week back from a 5-week vacation in Minnesota (yearly pilgrimage to my home state) and it was good to be home.  I'm so fortunate to have my summers off so I can be a mom...
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