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Year Round vs. Traditional Calendar

Year Round vs. Traditional Calendar

Have you ever wondered what it's like to teach at a year round school? I always wanted to and finally got the opportunity to after being in a traditional calendar school for 5 years. I share my opinions on the two school calendars and which I...

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10 Classroom Management Tips

10 Classroom Management Tips

Some years you get an easy class - one that allows you to actually do your job effectively and reminds you of why you went into teaching. Other years, you may have a class that makes you wonder if you'll make it through the whole year without...

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50+ Multiplication Resources

50+ Multiplication Resources

Each year, the struggle is real with multiplication. It doesn't matter if I'm teaching 4th, 5th, or 6th - my students seem to need more practice, new ways of learning, resources for repetition, etc. After 5 years in the upper grades, I've compiled...

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Teacher Planners & Free Bookmarks

Teacher Planners & Free Bookmarks

At the beginning of June, I moved from Utah to North Carolina. I will be teaching 5th grade in a year round school and have Meet the Teacher night on June 28th! I got a jump on updates for my teacher planners early this year (thank goodness) and...

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How to Save for Later on Facebook

How to Save for Later on Facebook

Have you ever been browsing Facebook and come across an article, video, or link that you want to look at later? Maybe you're on your phone, and you want to visit a link to register for something. But you'd rather do it on your computer where you...

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Daily Classroom Schedule Signs

Daily Classroom Schedule Signs

Classroom schedule signs can easily replace schedule cards that you juggle around each day. Simply create a sign for each different schedule and change them as needed. This works well with upper elementary and middle school classrooms! Schedule...

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Rainbow Chalkboard Classroom Reveal

Rainbow Chalkboard Classroom Reveal

Switching from three years in 4th grade to 6th grade has inspired me to change my classroom decor for the year. Check out my classroom reveal featuring rainbow and chalkboard. I've linked to where you can find everything I have in my classroom,...

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2015-2016 Teacher Planner

2015-2016 Teacher Planner

Last week I finally finished up all the updates on my teacher planner. After taking a mental break from the thought of school, I customized my own planner and put it together. I absolutely love every bit of it and can't wait to start planning with...

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