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Engaging ELA Halloween Activities Your Students Will Love

Holidays can be such exciting times in the classroom. However, with all the craziness of costumes and trick-or-treating happening, it can be tricky to get students to maintain focus

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The Morning Meeting Blueprint for Upper Elementary Teachers

Do you want to know my favorite part of the school day? You guessed it, morning meeting! A morning meeting is a chance for the whole class to come together and learn in so many different

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5 Tips for Building Positive Relationships in the Classroom

5 Tips for Building Positive Relationships in the Classroom

Want to know my best classroom management strategy? No, it’s not doesn’t involve any special gadgets or require a special program. While some classroom management tools can be helpful

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The Latest Computer Science & Coding Book Every Middle School Library Should Have

If you haven’t already checked out the “Everything You Need to Ace…” book series by Workman’s Publishing, you’re in for a treat! These books are designed to provide students

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5 Reasons to Use Choice Boards in Your Classroom

Choice boards are great tools to use in the classroom.  First of all, they can be used for any subject, are easy to create and set up, and the students love them! Not only that, research

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Game Changing Bulletin Board Hack to Try in Your Classroom

If you’re anything like me, it probably takes you all day long just to put up one bulletin board in your classroom. I can’t count how many times I’ve laid out all of the letters, stapled them to

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10 Kid President Quotes to Inspire Students {Printable Posters}

If you’re looking to provide your students with simple uplifting life advice, look no further than Robby Novak, aka Kid President. Kid President’s inspirational quotes in his videos have helped motivate

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How to Create Your Own Bitmoji Stickers for Your Classroom

Ok so I’m officially obsessed with Bitmojis.  I’ve always been a fan for personal use, but now I’m excited to use them in my classroom this year as well.  I think

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5 Books Every New Reading Teacher Should Read

Being hired as a new teacher can be such an amazing and exciting feeling, but yet can also feel overwhelming and terrifying at the same time.  There is so much that teachers are expected

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