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    Kaitlyn Gentry
    Kaitlyn Gentry
    Kaitlyn Gentry

    This fun multiplication art project comes from Looking From Third to Fourth! Kids construct a city of arrays! Check out her site for details and a printable.

    Place Value - How Much Is Your Initial Worth? Love this idea to do with my kinders at the end of the year!!!

    Teacher Mama: 11 Great Ideas for Teaching Place Value {After School Linky}

    DIY Favorite Map Panel DIY Favorite Map Panel - gift of the place you love for someone you love

    Love this idea! A bunch of dollar store small frames to create a meaningful wreath. Great anniversary, retirement or birthday gift.

    plastic cups under filler - you'll use much less and save $! Genius!!!

    take better pictures with your phone : my best tips, tricks, and apps | grumbles and grunts

    Might start my math email next year with: tricks are not for kids! Tricks are NOT for Kids (Blog Post) Why I threw away the "rounding mountain" anchor charts, rhymes and tricks. A transformation happened in my classroom when I did.

    The Map is Not the Territory: Messin' Around with the Commutative Property

    Upside-down ice cream cones as Christmas trees. What a neat thing for little kids to create! Great idea also for teachers/students.

    Two Sisters Teach: Place Value ** BATTLESHIP (Center acitivity) **Teaching place value (kids up in front of the class) guided practice activity

    Two Minute Mysteries. Inference lessons

    GeoGames is a Flash game that lets you drag-and-drop onto the Planet Earth. You can rotate your planet, test your geography skills, and print a copy when you are done! There's a timer, so you can track your scores.

    When teaching our children ancient history, we are sure to include Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, and Ancient Rome. Unfortunately we sometimes omit another great ancient civilization on the other side of the globe-- Ancient China. Maybe we ourselves don't know much about Ancient China, or we have no resources that cover Ancient China. If you've come to this page, you are probably wanting to teach your child about Ancient China. Congratulations! The study of Ancient Chi...

    fractions flip book-- cut each page into the fraction and have kids label accordingly-- great to teach parts of a whole & equivalent fractions

    NEWSPAPER GENERATOR. Very cool -- type in your story, and the website makes it look like a newspaper article. Kids could write articles about non-fiction reading. (Lou Gehrig, Amelia Earhart, ETC)

    Interactive Reading Notebooks Informational Text: Nonfiction. This looks like an amazing resource with standard alignments for grades 4-8. Great TpT resource!

    Grammar Flip book...maybe for the back of writer's notebooks?

    Reading Graffiti Board...I love this! Put up black paper, provide silver sharpies and let students write one quote from a book. They'll be reading more critically to find that one perfect quote!

    For when they have small pieces of things they are working on but are not ready to glue in their journals yet! What a great idea!

    iPad app used to record students when taking running records

    Perfect to teach the writing process and apply it to writing assignments. keeps everything organized

    Flip for Math: Step-By Step Flip Books for Long Division - Set of Three Books product from Mrs-Bs-Best on

    Nautical theme for my classroom . . . :) made my own signs!!!

    "Name Skeletons" Look closely: students folded white paper in half, wrote their names in cursive, and cut out around their names - this formed the body. They added the head, arms,and legs then mounted their "name skeletons" on black construction paper! - What a fun idea!