Close reading is a challenging technique to implement in the classroom, as it requires a delicate balance. I've tried to make close reading instruction easier with the help of these two no-prep close reading resources. They're ready for you to use right away, and they come with text dependent questions. Get all of the details about what these resources include and how you can implement them in your classroom in this post!

No-Prep Close Reading

I hope your students read real books and articles. I hope you facilitate close reading activities using those books. I hope your students are having lively

Ideas for teaching academic language

5 Tips for Teaching Academic Language

Today, Marine from Tales from a Very Busy Teacher is our guest blogger. She’s sharing how she has successfully implemented strategies for teaching academic language

Ever heard of test prep rallies? Check out these ways to have test prep rallies at your school to head into standardized testing with a positive mindset!

Score with Your Test Prep Rally

Hi, I’m Sandra. I’m so honored to be writing about test prep rallies for Minds in Bloom. Test pep or prep rallies are motivational school

With the ever-increasing emphasis on testing, so too rises test anxiety. Help your students overcome their test anxiety with these brain-based tips.

6 Tips for Fighting Test Anxiety

Today’s guest blogger is Ellen from Brain Leaders and Learners. She’s sharing her six favorite tips for helping students to overcome test anxiety. Spring sends

How to help students prepare for test

36 Awesome Test Prep Review Ideas!

Need Some Ideas for Test Review? It’s time to review what you’ve been working on all year long for those oh-so-important standardized tests. But don’t

Test prep is often considered to be tedious, overwhelming, and boring. But, there are certain ways you can run your classroom and activities you can include that help with squeezing in test prep throughout the entire school year.

Squeezing in Test Prep

Hi there!  My name is Joey Udovich, and I’m so excited and honored to be posting on Minds in Bloom! Before we get down to

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