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What & How to Grade in Upper Elementary

Every year there’s a teacher or two that I watch leaving school at 6 PM lugging home an entire cart full of papers to grade. I just want to scream “NOOO!” and jump on it like a hand grenade. Kidding aside, grading every single...

Creating Independent Learners Using Interactive Notebooks

Interactive notebooks are a powerful tool when used correctly. My main goal with them is to get students to actually use them to complete work. I love seeing my interactive math and reading notebooks enter a discussion between two students about a...