This website gives you specific books for every reading strategy

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Literature Circles: Job Sheets and More!

A website dedicated to science experiments using candy.


Differentiating with Area and Perimeter - use your tile floor in the classroom or hallway to help students practice identifying the area and perimeter of irregular polygons! They loved it in my classroom and were completely engrossed the whole time.

Being-Ladylike: Differentiating with Area and Perimeter

25 Ridiculously Wonderful Books To Read With Kids In 2015 - Picture books guaranteed to make both adults and children excited for story time.

25 Ridiculously Wonderful Books To Read With Kids In 2015

A game for 2 or 3 players. Each player chooses a colour pencil or texta they will use in the game. Players take turns rolling the dice, using the numbers that they rolled to draw the perimeter of a rectangle or square & writing the area in the middle of the shape. Game ends when players run out of room to draw. Winner is the player who has used the largest area/most squares.

Area Dice Game | Relief Teaching Ideas

Kids vs. Teachers - a behavior management technique that works like magic!- My cooperating teacher does this and it truly works!

Kids v. Teachers – a magical intervention

Instead of nametags on desks, write on them with a Sharpie paint pen. It's "permanent," which means it won't wash/wear/rub off, but it comes off when you write over it with a dry erase marker.

Timeouts and Tootsie Rolls: No More Name Plates

This website is a miracle for finding videos for teaching moments!!!!

Inspirational Movie Clips

Teaching With Music: Teachers' Favorite Educational Songs #weareteachers

WeAreTeachers: Teachers Favorite Educational Songs

12 ways to be the meanest mom in the world

12 ways to be the meanest mom in the world

Best Educational Apps for Kids – Upper Elementary and Middle School Science Apps

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Great Websites that have FREE Read-Aloud and Read-to-Me stories for kids! Wonderful way to have excellent kids books available on your iPad, phone or laptop.

Great Websites for Read Aloud Books & Read to Me Stories

Books that inspire kids to write

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Main Idea Gangnam style

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Math Matters: 2 Problem Solving Strategies - Teaching with Nancy | Teaching with Nancy

Math Matters: 2 Problem Solving Strategies - Teaching with Nancy

Missing Work on a class calendar. Students take their post-it off and attach it to their late work. Good idea

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Free Audio Books and Why You Should Try Them | listening & reading: a multi-sensory approach to reading that works | me, for @Scholastic

Free Audio Books and Why You Should Try Them

KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day.

TheHappyTeacher: KETCHUP folder

Love this bulletin board idea ~ Each student selects a piece of work to display under his/her picture.

Run! Miss Nelson's Got the Camera: BEES

4th grade Read Alouds

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neat!!! WRITER IGNITER: Press the shuffle button to generate a set of random characters, situations, props and settings to use in an impromptu narrative. ....Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

Writer Igniter - DIY MFA

Great list of learning websites for kids. Left click on photo to enlarge.

Learning Websites for Kids: 10 Free Online Websites for Children

37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks... looks like most of these will be best suited for elementary classroom settings but I could see adapting them to fit the needs of middle and high schoolers, too! Some really awesome organizational techniques for teachers here. Sweet!

37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks