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    She stores all the papers for each unit/theme in binders. So smart. I keep cramming stuff into bursting filing cabinets.

    Suffix anchor chart. Great for helping students decode words.

    Once I began this method, my dyslexic son not only learned his sight words easily, he enjoyed learning them as well!

    Looking for a simple way to get your students out of their seats without sacrificing content? Chat stations is a simple strategy you can implement tomorrow -- check out my video that demonstrates exactly how to do it!

    The hardest part of guided reading is making sure the rest of the students are engaged in meaningful learning activities, not total chaos! Learn how to take the craziness out of guided reading, get ideas to keep your students meaningfully engaged, watch an instructional video on classroom management, plus even more on this post!

    Vagharelo bhaat recipe - Gujarati style tempered rice or seasoned rice. This is the good recipe to use your leftover rice from the fridge

    Have students fill out a self evaluation before Parent Teacher Conferences. This will give them the opportunity to be accountable for their behavior, grades, and work habits. Perfect for fall and spring Parent Teacher Conferences. Read more tips & ideas on the blog post!

    Brown Sugar Blueberry Banana Bread with Blueberry Butter - Blueberry coffee cake meets super soft banana bread! So good!

    Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad - a fresh summer salad loaded with black beans, chicken, corn and rice. Totally addicting and makes the perfect dinner for a busy weeknight.

    Celebrate National Bird Week 2015 by taking part in the biggest citizen science project to hit Aussie shores. From 19-25 October, thousands of people from across the country are heading out into their backyards, local parks or favourite open spaces to take part in the first ever Aussie Backyard Bird Count.

    These White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Bites are NY style - dense, creamy bites of luscious cheesecake strewn with real raspberry. Great for parties.

    Simple solutions to organize a deep pantry.

    Ever have one of those moments at the end of a Friday school day where your students are making too much noise and you don’t feel like doing any work? Well you have come to the right place! These set of silent class games are best to play if you are trying to get rid of that headache you got from yard duty or you want to introduce your weekend with some peace and quiet! - See more at:

    Facts About Your Farts.... this is slightly hilarious

    Get Twisted: How and Why to Use Tongue Twisters for Pronunciation

    50 Tongue Twisters to improve pronunciation in English

    What's Here Many teachers incorporate class meetings or morning meetings into their everyday classroom routines. These daily gatherings can be incredible tools for modeling and reinforcing both academic and social skills. This page will give you ideas for setting up your meeting area and provides tips for running morning meetings that set a positive tone for…

    Gerunds are behind some of the most confusing and persistent grammar problems. These verbals are found in many sentences, and they function in many wa

    You have to scroll down a bit to get the details, but this looks like a project worth doing!

    How To Make The Everyday Indian Flatbread - Roti/Chapati

    The difference between opinion and persuasion- a great writing lesson (and others at this site!)

    As the UN’s new sustainable development goals are launched in New York, there’s little to celebrate about the business-as-usual approach

    The basic phrases educators use to refer to ELLs are often negative and promote segregation and linguistic isolation. Try these positive alternatives.

    Even the most experienced teachers have 'that' class that challenges their authority, talks when the teacher is talking, and prevents others from learning. After you have tried the usual tips, follow the plan in this blog and regain control of your class.

    Do you have a problem with kids not completing their work during the week? Check out this solution... it works like magic! Download a nice freebie, too!

    Increase Mental Math with your students..... FREEBIE

    A case study from the Australian Government's questionable "Anti-Terrorism Kit" for schools. Some of the main authors of the kit have quickly distanced themselves from the government's release of the kit.

    Three ways to use Minecraft imaginatively in the classroom | Teacher Network | The Guardian

    This list of 88 Character Traits will come in handy when you are teaching about character!

    Classroom management for middle and high school classrooms. 3 rules and 4 consequences and how they work in an actual classroom

    Root Words Project. Fold square paper so corners go in the middle-- have students write the root in the big square in the middle, then words that use the roots on the flap. Then, they can decorate the closed flaps. Display them all on the bulletin board like a quilt-- talk about the patchwork of language.

    Watch: How to make a frothy 'latte' with no espresso and no milk - ScienceAlert

    Inferences. Make something to help/have all year since its hit so hard on test as is difficult for the kiddos

    Best blueberry muffin recipe I have made. Only change I would make is to make 18 muffins instead of 15. They were really big muffins.

    The Gastrointestinal System Represented As A Subway Map--Man, Would I Hate to Live on the End of That Blue Line

    danish-braid with vanilla custard and choc chip filling - from

    Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes