Let’s face it: Our memory banks are full of detail, whether you are 18 or 81, about the American Revolution. Civil War? Check. And World War II, heck, many of you lived through it. OK, how about this one? The War of 1812.

"On the shore she could see cottages and boathouses, and the fleeting thought crossed her mind that maybe one day she might live in a place like this." –Lake Champlain, Vermont

Heart of Art: Flynn summer youth theater offers lessons for actors, audience


Your guide to the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

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The spirit of creativity and artistic expression led the Vermont Crafts Council to launch Open Studio Weekend two decades ago.

Crayons. Organized by color.

Teacher plan book. Digital and completely customizable. Keep an entire year's worth of plans in ONE FILE. 81 different planner templates. All common core standards for grades K-12. 8 different editable covers and auto-filling recording sheets.

This is where I used my Guided Reading Labels for Book Baskets.

Word Family Ladders Power Point Lessons The purpose of this activity is to help students with the reading of Word Families. The following rimes are included: ack, ail, ain, ake, ale, all, am, an, and, ank, ap, ash, at, ate, aw, ay eg, ell, en, ent, est, et ice, ick, id, ide, ig, ight, ill, im, in, ine, ing, ink, ip, it ob, ock, og, ook, op, ot ub, uck, ug, um, ump, unk, ut $

Ideas for rewards that cost nothing

Get Organized For A New School Year!

FREE TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES POSTERS for Intermediate-Middle grades! Please see my Test-Taking Strategies Through Question of the Day Toolkit! I'm certain you won't regret it!

Fine Motor - develop fine motor skills for writing.

Create a common core binder with graphic organizers, lesson plans, etc. for teaching each of the standards. I don't know, can I ever be this organized???

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Papers Galore, organize it!

Riverside farm by Dennis Deitrick, via Flickr

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