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5 Tips for a Successful Primary to Secondary Transition

We’re so excited to shared that Samantha, from Samantha in Secondary, is our guest blogger today. Samantha has written an excellent blog post all about helping your students with the transition from primary to secondary grades, so keep reading to learn more — and what a timely post this is, as the end of the school year is a light at the end of the

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Why I Believe in Positive Classroom Management

Hello, teachers! I’m Jeanne Sovet, and this is my first blog post ever! I’m new to social media but not new to teaching, having taught elementary school for the past 19 years. What I really want to share with my colleagues is how much I believe in, support, and want to spread the word about positive classroom management. The program we use in my school

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5 Main Ideas to Teach Main Idea in Elementary

It may seem silly to read about ideas to help you teach main idea! It seems like such a simple… well… idea! But, even though the main idea of a text is the most central and important underlying idea, it can often be difficult for young students to recognize. Most main idea practice is just that – practice. Many textbook worksheets have students read a

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Remote Learning Free Workshop

FREE Remote Learning Workshop – 6 Doable Lessons

Remote Learning:How You Can Use Regular Resources to Teach Students Even When They’re Not in the Classroom It’s official.  Hundreds of districts have shut their school doors, and students will be remote learning in the coming weeks. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the thought of teaching your students in a remote learning setting, then this free workshop might be the perfect way to help you

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13 Super Helpful Tips to Make Math Workshop Work for You

I am so thrilled to welcome award-winning teacher, Cassi Noack! Cassi is at expert at creating math activities that are both fun and effective. Today, she will share her tips for making Math Workshop work in your classroom. How to Have a Successful Math Workshop Long before I ever heard the words “Math Workshop,” I was doing it in my class.  I was lucky enough

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