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You never think about the magic in reading. This is awesome. I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Book Memes, Book Quotes, Me Quotes, Book Fandoms, Beautiful Words


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Why read? from The High-Tech Teacher: Stuff Students Say and Other Classroom Treasures: Why Read 20 Minutes? Parent Resources, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Materials, Just In Case, Just For You

Why Read 20 Minutes? Pinterest-Inspired Visual!

I saw a great visual on Pinterest regarding reading for 20 minutes each night. It came from the Perry & Lecompton Unified School District (click HERE to see the original.) I added my own flair to the visual because I plan on adding it to the beginning of the students' planners next year. We all know that it's the fastest way to become a good reader, but there are always those kids (and parents!) who ignore the science and skip reading at night. I think I'll put this on the very first page of…

First day of school activity students have to find their groups by match their puzzle pieces. Or make it a picture of a treble clef and have them match up the puzzle pieces Classroom Organisation, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Leadership Activities, Group Activities, Future Classroom, Seating Chart Classroom

Puzzle Piece Table Seats

Looking for a new way to help place your students in new groups? Take a look at this fun idea from The Curriculum Corner.

25 Ways to Ask Your Teens "How Was School Today?" WITHOUT asking them "How Was School Today?" - Simple Simon and Company. Help with teens. Parenting tips and guidance. Parenting Teenagers, Parenting Advice, Parenting Classes, Parenting Quotes, Parenting Styles, Parenting Humour, Foster Parenting, School Today, Teenage Years

25 Ways to Ask Your Teens "How Was School Today?" WITHOUT asking them "How Was School Today?" - Simple Simon and Company

Presenting YA RETELLINGS – an epic chart brought to you by Epic Reads. Read your way through this list of 162 young adult books that are retellings or re-imaginings of popular classic literature, myths, fairy tales and Shakespearean plays. Ya Books, Books To Read, Teen Books, Music Books, Reading Themes, Reading Nook, Reading Lists, Classic Literature, Retelling

An Epic Chart of 162 Young Adult Retellings

Read your way through this infographic of 162 young adult books that are all retellings of classic literature, myths, fairy tales and Shakespearean plays.

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A place to share knowledge and better understand the world

Quora is a place to gain and share knowledge. It's a platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers. This empowers people to learn from each other and to better understand the world.

 A Fun and Free Random Name Picker, Jan from Free Technology for Teachers Classroom Tools, Classroom Behavior, Teacher Tools, School Classroom, Classroom Management, Teacher Resources, French Classroom, Flipped Classroom, Behavior Management

Click to Spin - A Fun and Free Random Name Picker

Random Name Picker is new free tool from Russel Tarr at The Random Name Picker lets you input names and spin a virtual wheel to have a name randomly selected from the list. After a name is selected you can remove it from the wheel so that it is not selected again. Random Name Picker is free to use and does not require a registration on You can save your lists by assigning passwords to them. You can re-use your saved lists. The Random Name Picker wheel can be…

Back to School Night - Great Idea! This would be a nice gift to give to parents at Back to School Night. "Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. Beginning Of The School Year, New School Year, First Day Of School, Starting School, Curriculum Night, Back To School Night, Middle School, High School, Parent Teacher Conferences

bookmarks for parents

after finding a similar bookmark on Pinterest (that no longer has a link), I made these to put in my parent information packets... You can find a freebie bundle of these bookmarks and a welcome card HERE or in my Teachers Pay Teachers Store.