Courtney Hanley
Courtney Hanley
Courtney Hanley

Courtney Hanley

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Summarization Strategy called "the incredible shrinking notes". Students start out writing a summary of a reading selection on the large index card. Students are then given the medium sized card and have to take the information from the large card and condense it onto the medium sized card. Finally, students are given the small card and must take the information from the medium sized card and condense it further onto the small card. Great way for students to get to the main point/idea!

Coffee Stations Worthy of a Barista's Dreams

Built-In Beverage Hutch ~ built-in hutch with open counter space makes a fitting area for a beverage station. Ample cabinetry holds glassware and cups. A built-in coffeemaker and a freestanding espresso machine team up so a refill is always close at hand.

The First Few Days of Teaching Nonfiction Text Features

Teaching nonfiction text features using a "scavenger hunt"-style game keeps it engaging and encourages students to think of how and what the text feature teaches them.

White on white kitchen, pale green beadboard, drawer cup pulls, cabinet knobs, white subway backsplash