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We could spend the entire spring break working in our classrooms, but we decided that we would choose two tasks and tackle them before we trotted out of town.
These lessons help us to provide our students with a better understanding of the makeup and diversity of our classroom and of the United States of America.
With state testing approaching, we take a few moments of each day to review and prepare. In this post, read about lessons that we have learned from past testing experiences.
We have all seen our students bring chips and cookies for snack time and throw out their apples at lunch. See how we encourage them to make healthier choices in our classrooms, especially during testing season.
Join us this week as we share with you some of the ways we celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2.
It seems that every year our English language learner (ELL) population continues to grow. As a result we are always looking for ways to modify our teaching in order to accommodate those students who not only face learning a new language, but also...
Try these five activities to celebrate President's Day in a presidential and stately fashion!
This Valentine’s Day we invite you to take a look at how we creatively plan a Valentine’s party that is standards based.
Clever tips and tricks for more efficient ways to plan for, organize, and manage large classes
With state testing in the near future and state standards constantly looming over our shoulders, it can be hard to find time to fit seasonal activities in. We hope that by sharing some of our Groundhog Day ideas, you will find it convenient to...