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25 Christmas and Winter Crafts for kids

25 Christmas & Winter Crafts for Kids |

*Teaching Maddeness* - drawing arrays

Annotated Text Poster designs and Annotated Text Reference Sheet

Nonfiction Text for second or third

Recognizing the good character traits of a good friend. Know them. Be them.

Here we go! Classroom decor and making the classroom inviting for children is everything. I hope to create an environment where curiosity sparks learning! The classroom library is a place to explore and get lost in a good book.

It Takes a Village: Here we go!

QR Code Poster ( How To ) product from Purposeful-Teaching on

QR Code Poster ( How To ) |

This printable is incredibly helpful when trying to explain how to access the mysterious QR Code. For many people out there, you might be the first...

QR Code How To Poster

It's All Good!...

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Create partners using this name wheel. Put students' names you don't want together on the middle wheel - all others outside. (Free do it yourself idea.)

What a display! Kids illustrate a cover and write a summary of their favorite book. Each child could update as he/she finds a new favorite book! (Free do-it-yourself idea.)

1st day back


im Trelease has created a series of free brochures for families with lots of good advice on reading aloud:

really like the break down of the objective board, cookie sheets may look like this in the end

Thats So Second Grade!: Common Core Organization

One of our most popular videos on math is this video on how to teach math as a social activity. Take a look at how one master math teacher in Anchorage, Alaska, establishes a cooperative-learning environment in an upper-elementary classroom.

I created a Wordle on the computer and then modified the design for my classroom wall using my Cricut. Unit vocab? Themes?

Clever School Teacher

"Quotation marks" using Mo Willems' "Pigeon" books.


This is an awesome Pixar short for reinforcing or introducing the skill of inference. I got a little choked up.

Preparing and Motivating Students for Testing...

Test Prep Stations

Figurative Language