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math centers

Math centers are one of my favorite things to use in my classroom, but it hasn’t always been that way. They were overwhelming to me

teaching how to write personal narratives

If you teach 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade and are ready to take your students past the “small moments” lesson everyone uses when teaching how

classroom community building

Today we are talking about the foundation of my classroom management strategy—building classroom community. We can’t effectively help our students, or work on behaviors with

plan writing lesson plans

I’m excited to show you how I quickly plan writing lessons for an entire week. It usually takes me 10-15 minutes to prepare my writing

back to school writing assessment

We are heading into a new school year, and one of the things on your mind is probably what’s going to happen when you give

In my last blog post on writing instruction, I asked you to share what your students struggle with the most. The results are in, and