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Engaging (and Easy to Prep) Phonics Center Activities

Engaging (and Easy to Prep) Phonics Center Activities

What’s an engaging and effective way to ensure your students are practicing their phonics skills every day in class? Including a phonics center in your regular literacy center rotations! Phonics centers are an awesome way to get kids practicing phonics concepts...

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Virtual Teaching Must Haves

Virtual Teaching Must Haves

Distance Teaching/Learning is the new (temporary) norm for many teachers and students this school year. Teaching from home or through the screen, while it has its challenges, can be very successful. How? Love, sweat, tears...and the right tools! Check out our favorite...

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Easy Way To Make an Audio Recording into a Video

Easy Way To Make an Audio Recording into a Video

You can easily make your own audio recording to share to YouTube, embed in Google Forms, or use on other apps or platforms that allow videos but not audio recordings. There's no need to sit in front of the camera or do a screen recording. Here is an easy way to make...

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Free Distance Learning Assignment Template

Free Distance Learning Assignment Template

Distance teaching is hard! We get it! Let us take away half the work. Check out this free (editable) distance learning daily assignment template AND tips on how to use it. Editing the Look of the Template This template has editable boxes such as the date, teacher...

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New and FUN Ways to Practice Sight Words

New and FUN Ways to Practice Sight Words

We all know how important it is to our young students’ reading fluency and comprehension to be able to immediately recognize high-frequency (sight) words. So it’s time well spent to include sight word practice in our students weekly classwork! But, for many kids, the...

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11 Virtual Birthday Ideas (Classroom Ideas Included!)

11 Virtual Birthday Ideas (Classroom Ideas Included!)

Whether you are teaching virtually or in person, it is SO important to celebrate those student birthdays! Remember how special birthdays were as a kid?? (How many of us now enjoy turning 29 year after year?!) But is it possible to celebrate a virtual birthday? It is!...

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Writing Mini-Lessons That Stick

Writing Mini-Lessons That Stick

Do you ever feel like no matter how many times you model a type of writing or a basic writing convention, your students are continually making the same mistakes once they’re released to write on their own? And no matter how carefully you teach the skill, or how...

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Adding a PDF to Google Slides

Adding a PDF to Google Slides

Google Slides is my go-to for student activities in Google Classroom and Seesaw (and really, any other learning platform)! Of course, I have so many student-friendly activities available in PDF format, but to make them interactive for students, it's a great idea to...

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Halloween Ideas for the Classroom

Halloween Ideas for the Classroom

October is here and teachers are hard at work looking for ways to keep learning fun. If you are looking for Halloween ideas for the classroom, this post has some great options! Ghost Spelling Grab your spelling list or phonics pattern for the week and get ready to...

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Bring some fun into your lessons!

Bring some fun into your lessons!

 

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